Sunday at about 3:30 p.m., Dunkirk firefighters, police and Alstar ambulance reported to 13 Lake Shore Drive West in Dunkirk for a structure fire.
Upon arrival, firefighters found a 61-year-old resident with severe burns on the upper body.
A relative reported the victim's clothes ignited while cooking.
OBSERVER Photo by Diane R. Chodan
The report of a structure fire sent Dunkirk fire and police officials to 13 Lake Shore Drive West Sunday afternoon.
The fire was out on arrival.
The unidentified victim was treated at the scene and transported by Mercyflight to ECMC.