Officials say central Indiana woman burned when candle ignited spray paint fumes in closet


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COLUMBUS, Indiana — Authorities say a central Indiana woman suffered flash burns when a candle ignited spray paint fumes inside a closet.

Columbus Fire Department Capt. Mike Wilson says Sabrina Frasier told firefighters she was painting the closet Monday when the odor intensified and she decided to light a candle. Wilson tells The Republic ( that the paint vapors ignited when she re-entered the closet carrying the candle.

Frasier was taken to the burn unit at Eskenazi (es-kah-NAH'-zee) Hospital in Indianapolis, where she was listed in good condition.

Fire damage was limited to the closet.

Information from: The Republic,

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