Camper Destroyed - Man Burned

One man was seriously burned at mid afternoon Tuesday when his camper trailer exploded in flames.

The mishap happened in a trailer park at 4603 Highway 231 near State Road 390.

Authorities say the man, whose name has not been released yet, was trying to light a pilot light when the explosion occurred.

The camper was destroyed in a matter of minutes. The man was rushed to a Panama City hospital with what were described as serious burns.