FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – MedStar says a man cooking in his backyard suffered serious burns and caught his house on fire Thursday afternoon.

It happened shortly before 2:00 p.m. in the 8100 block of Downe Drive.

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A CareFlite helicopter rushed the victim to Parkland Hospital with burns.

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MedStar says he is in serious condition.