Woman burned in Florence home fire

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - The West Florence Fire Department and Florence County EMS responded to a house fire on California Road in Florence.

Sam Brockington, Florence County Fire and Rescue Coordinator, says when crews arrived around 1:30 p.m. they found a woman with burns on her arms.

Investigators say the woman was cooking when a pot caught fire. She tried to carry the pot out of her home, but she dropped it and was injured.

Fire crews had the fire put out within the hour, and the woman was transported to McLeod Regional.

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