Flash fire from boat repair burns man at his Central San Diego home

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Flames consumed a man who was inside his boat near his Central San Diego home Friday.

The man had been working on his boat when a flash fire broke out about noon at the home on Churchward St. in Encanto.

The fire spread to two cars and doused the man with a flammable liquid.

While the man's neighbor called 911, the neighbor's girlfriend put out the flames on the man's head and back.

Investigators are on the scene.

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