Lexington woman hospitalized with burns after fire

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- A woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after a fire at her home.

The fire happened on Bradford Drive around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. Lexington firefighters say the woman was smoking in bed while on oxygen. They say the oxygen had seeped into her clothes and caught fire when she lit her cigarette.

She was taken to UK Hospital with burns to her face and chest. Firefighters say her injuries aren't life threatening.

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