A sheriff's office says that man in the east was taken to the hospital after his gas grill exploded.
The Bertie County Sheriff’s Office said it happened around 7:02 Sunday night at a home on River Lane in Merry Hill. The 53-year-old was taken by Colerain EMS to Vidant Bertie Hospital with around 9% burns to his body, mostly around around his face and ears.
Officials say it’s unclear what caused the explosion at this time.
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