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Woman suffers severe burns from vehicle fire

Posted: Nov. 9, 2017 11:15 am

QUINCY -- An unidentified woman suffered severe burns early Sunday morning in Quincy.

The Adams County Sheriff's Department reports deputies responded about 12:35 a.m. to a vehicle fire behind Peters Body Shop & Towing, 823 N. 54th. Upon arrival, deputies said they found a burned car and a woman who had suffered severe burns.

Deputies said the woman was taken to the hospital by the Adams County Ambulance Service.

The Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident, but no foul play is suspected. Deputies were assisted by the Tri-Township Fire Department, the Illinois State Police and Adams County Ambulance Service.

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