Muleshoe burn victim critical

CNJ staff

A 78-year-old Muleshoe man injured Saturday in a house fire in Muleshoe was still in critical condition Wednesday night, according to hospital officials.

Larry Hall was taken to the burn unit at University Medical Center in Lubbock on Saturday night where he was treated for burns covering about 30 percent of his body, officials said.

His wife, Sammey Hall, 74, suffered a possible broken shoulder, officials said.

Their home, valued at $235,000, was destroyed in the flame, officials said.