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Person Seriously Burned In Southeast Side Fire

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A woman is in critical condition after suffering second-degree burns in a Southeast Side fire Wednesday afternoon.

The fire at 7337 S. Shore Drive was reported about 6 p.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.

A 41-year-old woman attempted to put out a grease fire in her apartment with water, Fire Media Affairs spokesmen Sean Flynn said. She suffered burns on her abdomen and thighs.

The woman suffered second-degree burns covering 10 percent of their body. They were taken to the University of Chicago Mitchell Hospital in critical condition.

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