MAPLE LAKE (WJON News) -- Four people suffered burns after a tent caught fire in Maple Lake Sunday.

The Wright County Sheriff's Office and emergency responders were called out to 460 Ash Avenue South at around 8:50 p.m. Deputies arrived to discover two women and two juvenile girls had been inside a tent when it caught fire.

Authorities say one of the women was using an aerosol can for an art project when the fumes were ignited by an insect-repellent candle just outside of the tent.

A 20-year-old victim was taken to HCMC with severe burns to her legs.

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A 37-year-old woman was taken to Buffalo Hospital for 2nd-degree burns to her foot, hand, and forearm.

A 14-year-old girl and a 16-year-old girl were brought to the Buffalo Hospital by family members for the treatment of minor burns.


 

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