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Harrison Twp. woman badly burned after falling into fireplace

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HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WJBK) -- Authorities say a Macomb County woman was badly burned after she fell into her fireplace.

Sheriff Anthony Wickersham says the 56-year-old woman was smoking a cigarette when she leaned over the gas fireplace in her Harrison Township home Thursday evening. She fell and her clothes ignited.

Her son extinguished the flames with water and a rug.

Wickersham says the woman was transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital for treatment.

Her injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

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