It's a tragic ending to an accident that happened back on April, 6th of this year. According to a press release from Maine Department of Public Safety Spokeswoman, Shannon Moss, a Chelsea man fell into his fire pit on the Dr Mann Road back in early April.

He was discovered in the fire pit by a family member who promplty called 911. The man was taken to a nearby hospital and then flown via LifeFlight to Maine Medical Center in Portland for treatment of burns that covered nearly half of his body.

Sadly, yesterday, 68-year-old, Daniel Albert, succumbed to his injuries and he passed away.

Our thoughts go out to Mr. Albert's family during this difficult time.

We will keep this story updated with any new information that becomes available to us.

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