Woman suffers 40% burns from petrol fire

A woman in York has been seriously injured as she was transferring petrol between containers in her kitchen.

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Neighbour describes seeing woman on fire in York

A woman from York has been badly burned after petrol ignited as she transferred it between containers in her kitchen. The woman, named locally as Diane Hill, was in the kitchen near a gas cooker when she set alight - leaving her with 40% burns.

Shocked neighbours witnessed her run into her garden attempting to put out the flames.

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