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6 burned by backyard bonfire in Queen Creek

6 burned by backyard bonfire in Queen Creek

By Ina Ronquillo. CREATED Nov 27, 2013

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (AP) - Six people were burned when a backyard bonfire at a Queen Creek home got of control, reportedly after an accelerant was used.
   
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says those burned Tuesday night included two children, include an 11-year-old girl who was burned over 50 percent of her body.
   
A 19-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman also had serious burns, while three other people had minor burn injuries.
   
Deputies say the group was gathered around the bonfire when use of some sort of accelerant caused it to grow.

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Ina Ronquillo

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Ina is a Southern Arizona native. She graduated from Nogales High School and then received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona with a double major in Media Arts and Communication.