A  home fire in Margate left a 76-year-old woman with second degree burns last Thursday.

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According to the Press of Atlantic City, the fire department responded to the early morning fire on the 9000 block of Pacific Avenue. The fire was accidentally started when a candle came in contact with a combustible item after it was left burning.

The woman was taken to AtlanticCare Regional Medical Center and Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia after sustaining second degree burns.

source: pressofatlanticcity.com

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