Woman smoking while using oxygen suffers burns

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 18, 2014 at 4:30 a.m.



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DERRY, N.H. (AP) — Firefighters say a New Hampshire woman who was smoking while using an oxygen tank has suffered burns to her face and is in serious condition.

WMUR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1pkkJb0) the elderly woman was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

The fire was reported Wednesday afternoon at the woman's home in Derry by an off-duty firefighter who was driving by.

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Information from: WMUR-TV, http://wmur.com

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