Woman Dies of Burns From Fire at Maine Campground

Others at the site in China, Maine, called 911 after Liza Bragg was fatally burned Friday night

Generic flames of a fire, 16 February 2006. AFR Photograph by JESSICA SHAPIRO
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A woman died from burns she received while someone tried to start a campfire in China, Maine, on Friday, officials said.

Liza Bragg, 46, was standing next to the fire at a campground on Pellerin Road when she was burned about 10:18 p.m., the Maine Department of Public Safety said Tuesday. Others at the site called 911.

Bragg, from Albion, was rushed to a local hospital and then to Maine Medical Center, but she died of her injuries, officials said.

The deadly incident was being investigated by Maine's fire marshal.

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