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Woman burned in July 4 Portland apartment fire third to die

Oct. 18, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman who suffered serious burns to more than 65% of her body after she was trapped in a July Fourth apartment fire in Northeast Portland has died. Kelsi Edmonds, 26, had been at the Oregon Burn Center at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center after...

Woman burned rescuing her dog from Yellowstone hot spring

Oct. 05, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A woman from Washington state suffered burns from her shoulders to her feet when she tried to rescue her dog from a Yellowstone National Park hot spring. Park rangers and firefighters cared for the 20-year-old woman before she was...

3 of 4 men injured in Chandler explosion now out of hospital

Sep. 19, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Three of the four men who suffered serious burn injuries in an explosion at a Chandler printing shop last month are out of the hospital now. A fundraiser was held Saturday for two injured brothers who own Platinum Printing — 29-year-old Dillion...

Wyoming man recovering from fiery truck crash near Gillette

Sep. 19, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The last thing Shane Fortner remembers is driving by the last big hill before entering Gillette. He was in his truck, tailing his dad, Bill, who was driving ahead of him north on Highway 59, heading into the south side of Gillette. ...

Woman suffers thermal burns in Yellowstone National Park

Sep. 17, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. (AP) — A 19-year-old Rhode Island woman suffered “significant thermal burns” in Yellowstone National Park and is being treated at the Burn Center at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, park officials said. The...