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3 suffer severe burns from campfire in Indiana County

Three Saltsburg residents were flown to a hospital with severe burns from a campfire gone awry Wednesday night.

A spokesman for Saltsburg Volunteer Fire Department said a middle-aged man, a middle-aged woman and a teenage girl caught fire while at a campfire at about 9 p.m.

The woman had second- and third-degree burns on about 30 percent of her body. The other two suffered second-degree burns on about 10 percent of their bodies, according to the fire department.

All three were flown to UPMC Mercy hospital in uptown Pittsburgh.

The fire department spokesman said he was not able to disclose the victims' identities or how the incident occurred. Their conditions were not known Wednesday night.


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