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Published November 12, 2012, 08:58 AM

Bismarck man burned trying to save dog from burning camper

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man suffered burns when he tried to rescue his dog from a burning camper in Bismarck over the weekend.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A man suffered burns when he tried to rescue his dog from a burning camper in Bismarck over the weekend.

Police say the man was using a stove to keep warm in the camper parked behind a hotel. They say he fell asleep and awoke to smoke Saturday night. The man escaped but then went back inside to rescue the dog.

The dog was fine but police tell The Bismarck Tribune that the man was taken to a hospital. His condition was not disclosed.

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