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Qulin, MO

Bootheel Woman Badly Burned in Fire

QULIN, Mo. (AP) - A 29-year-old southeast Missouri woman is critically injured after a fire at a mobile home.

The victim is Amanda Danielle Butler. She is being treated at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in suburban St. Louis.

The fire broke out early Monday in Qulin, a small town near Poplar Bluff. The cause of the blaze has not been determined. It took firefighters about an hour to put it out.

Two others in the home were able to escape.

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