Woman Airlifted After Clothing Caught Fire

Source: Area OPP
Date: Sun May 24 12:06:03 MST 2020

(TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON, ON) - On May 23, 2020, at approximately 7:30 p.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Centre Wellington Fire Rescue and Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Service responded to a report of an injured woman at a residence in Fergus.

It was reported that a 53-year-old female was with a small group of people that were gathered around a backyard fire pit. It was also reported that the woman's clothing caught fire. Witnesses extinguished the fire and provided first aid.

The woman later was transported by air ambulance to a trauma centre.

Police continue to investigate.


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