Electrician Severely Burned at Walmart Copyright Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Electrician Severely Burned at Walmart

He was changing out breakers when the accident occurred.

An electrician was severely burned from an electrical fire earlier this month at a Graham, Texas, Walmart store. He was "changing out breakers, and the box shorted," according to a report in the Graham Leader.

The electrician received third-degree burns on his hands, and he had on a kind of a nylon shirt that caught fire. Some Walmart employees came to his aid with fire extinguishers. The fire was limited to the loading dock at the back of the store, the newspaper reported.

The man was conscious and alert, according to the EMS Director. The exact cause of the fire is not known; the Graham Police Department is currently investigating the matter.

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