Man suffers third-degree burns after falling into molten metal in Logan County

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Man suffers third-degree burns after falling into molten metal in Logan County

A man is recovering after his foot was severely burned in a vat of molten metal at Honda Transmissions Manufacturing in Logan County Friday night, according to Indian Lake EMS dispatchers.

Dispatchers said the man was attempting to change a filter in a machine around 8:10 p.m. when his foot slipped and landed in the molten metal. 

The man was flown by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital with third degree burns to his foot and part of his leg. 

Police did not respond to the scene, according to dispatchers, and the man's identity and age remain unknown at this time.

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