PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — One man was taken to the hospital after a fire pit explosion in Pittsburgh.

Officials say it happened around 10:45 p.m. Friday in the 1200 block of Oakglen Street.

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Police said a 34-year-old man poured gasoline over a fire pit, causing it to explode.

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An off-duty medic heard the explosion and ran to help.

The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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His burns cover more than 75 percent of his body.