BOSTON (CBS) – Sunscreen maker Banana Boat is vowing an investigation into an incident where a Stow man says he was nearly killed after applying their product.

About two weeks ago, Brett Sigworth stepped in front of a barbecue grill shortly after applying the aerosol spray-on sunscreen, and his body was immediately engulfed in flames.

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Sigworth suffered second-degree burns on his chest, ear and back.

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Banana Boat has responded to an inquiry by WBZ-TV by expressing concern for Sigworth and vowing to find out exactly what happened.

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“We were concerned to hear about Brett’s experience,” the company said in the statement. “At Banana Boat, we take these matters very seriously and will begin a prompt investigation as we continue to strive to deliver products of the highest quality to our consumers.”