Cass County man sets himself on fire while trying to exterminate beehive
CASS COUNTY, Mich. - A Dowagiac man is in the hospital after he accidentally set himself on fire, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Department.
Deputies responded Wednesday to a home on Middle Crossing Road to a report of a man on fire. They say Leslie Cross, 46, was no longer on fire, thanks to help from a neighbor.
They found out that Cross tried to exterminate a bee hive underground, when he accidentally caught fire.
He was airlifted to Bronson Hospital Burn Center in Kalamazoo.
There’s no word on his condition.