18 Nov 2014

Man burned at Christchurch school

5:37 pm on 18 November 2014

A man has been taken to the Christchurch hospital with burns after an electricity transformer arced at Cashmere High School this afternoon.

A Fire Service spokesperson said the transformer appeared to have short circuited.

An ambulance spokesperson said the 48-year-old had suffered burns to his face and hands.

His injuries were described as moderate to serious.