Woman suffers severe burns in York while transferring petrol to containers in her kitchen

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A WOMAN suffered 40 per cent burns when petrol ignited as she was transferring it to containers in her kitchen in York, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said.

The woman was decanting fuel from one container to another in the house when it ignited and set fire to her clothing.

She is understood to have been transferred to a specialist burns unit at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield.