HASTINGS, Fla.-- The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office has closed its criminal investigation into a man and child who were burned in Hastings last week.
Ther Sheriff's Office said a 20-year-old man was burning yard debris when he threw fuel on the fire. An explosion burned the man and his girlfriend's 3-year-old son.
Both were rushed to Shands Hospital in Gainesville with severe burns. The boy had second-degree burns. No word yet on their conditions or identities.
DCF is still investigating the incident.