Brazos Valley Burn Bans: The following counties are under a Burn Ban: Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Leon, Madison, Milam, Robertson, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Washington
Authorities say a patient on oxygen at a Dallas hospital suffered serious burns in a fire that started when he apparently tried to light a cigarette.
Officials say more than 110 patients at Methodist Dallas Medical Center briefly had to be moved away from the area -- as a precaution.
Last night's blaze damaged the man's tenth-floor room.
Emergency officials say the automatic sprinkler in the patient's room went off.
Methodist authorities say the man has been transferred to another hospital for treatment of burns.
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