A man was burned trying to put out a fire inside his Cahokia home on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.
The owner was injured trying to stop the flames before firefighters arrived about 7:30 a.m., Camp Jackson Fire Battalion Chief Remus Saunders said. The man was taken to a hospital. His daughter was also in the home but escaped unharmed.
While on scene, Camp Jackson Fire Chief Christopher Davis suffered a serious medical emergency and was taken to a hospital, said Assistant Chief Sharon Davis.
The house at Cynthia Street and Camp Jackson Road is owned by Brandon Clark, a competitive eater with 38,000 followers on YouTube.
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