Coast Guard Medevacs Injured Man from Midway Atoll

HONOLULU — A Coast Guard C-130 rescue crew from Air Station Barbers Point medevaced a man suffering from burns Wednesday on Midway Atoll.

The Coast Guard received a call at 11 a.m. Wednesday about a 22-year-old man who was injured while assisting with a controlled burn.

A Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended the man, who received second degree burns on his arms, be transported to Oahu to receive treatment at Straub Medical Center.

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