Woman badly burned while frying egg, flown to hospital

Victim splashed with grease, officials say

ALSACE TWP., Pa. - A woman was badly burned while making breakfast in Berks County late Thursday morning.

The 50-year-old woman was frying an egg inside a home in the 200 block of Skyline Drive in Alsace Township around 11 a.m., when she was splashed with hot grease, officials told 69 News.

The woman, whose name has not been released, suffered severe burns, officials said.

Paramedics transported the victim by ambulance to the nearby Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center on Warren Road in neighboring Muhlenberg Township, where she was transferred to a helicopter and flown to a hospital for treatment of her injuries.

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