Man Suffers Burns in Trendy Winchester Hotel

An unidentified man suffered burns covering 30% of his body during a fire on Monday night at the Aloft Hotel. The Frederick County Fire and Rescue Department indicated that the fire was limited to a single bathroom on the fourth floor of the hotel. Other than the individual, no other injuries were reported.  The burn victim was taken to Winchester Medical. Authorities have yet to release any update on the victim’s identity or condition. Firefighters were called to the scene at 6:18 pm and found that the burn victim had managed to escape to the front lobby. There was also reported smoke in the hallway and on the second floor. “He was burned pretty bad. It’s a miracle he could walk, that he got out himself like that.” Capt. Donna King of the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said, of the victim.
The hotel guests and staff evacuated the building before the fire department’s arrival.  Authorities continue to investigate the incident

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