CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A man was injured while trying to extinguish a van fire in the 400 block of Battlefield Boulevard Monday.
Firefighters were called to the scene shortly after 3 p.m. Crews arrived to find a burning cargo van behind a group of businesses.
The man was taken to a local hospital with burns to both of his forearms.
The fire was extinguished at 3:29 p.m. It completely destroyed the van.
Officials believe that a malfunctioning generator in the back of the van started the fire.