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Woman, 72, critically burned in grass fire

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GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — A 72-year-old woman is in critical condition after a backyard fire at a farm in northern Minnesota.

The Itasca (eye-TAS'-kuh) County sheriff's office says Patricia Pauna suffered severe burns on her legs and arms when she tried to put out the grass fire with a shovel Tuesday.

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