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14-year-old in coma after being burned while roasting marshmallows
KFOR ^ | K. QUERRY | JANUARY 5, 2018

Posted on 01/05/2018 4:51:22 PM PST by nickcarraway

A teenager in Florida is in a medically induced coma following a horrifying accident on New Year’s Eve.

Authorities tell WFOR that 14-year-old Layne Chesney suffered third-degree burns across most of her body while roasting marshmallows at a friend’s house.

“My daughter has sustained burns over 95 percent of her body,” Leigh Chesney, Layne’s mother, told WFOR. “She has suffered a lot of disfiguring injuries.

Family members say Layne was roasting marshmallows at a friend’s house to make s’mores.

“When the flames went out, one of the children or her, I do not know the complete story, accidentally or purposefully, put more gas to the fire,” Chesney said. “An explosion occurred and she was enveloped in flames.”

She was rushed to an area hospital, but family members say they are simply hoping that she will survive.

“The only part of her body that was not burned was the bottom of her feet,” she said.


TOPICS: Local News; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: fireaccident; firesafety; marshmallows; safety
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1 posted on 01/05/2018 4:51:22 PM PST by nickcarraway
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Heavenly Father, We pray in the name of Jesus for a miraculous recovery for this little girl. Please give hope and comfort to the family. In Jesus Name, Amen


2 posted on 01/05/2018 4:53:41 PM PST by Maudeen (http://www.thereishopeinJesus.com/)
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To: nickcarraway

So terrible.

Burning/burns...can’t imagine anything worse.


4 posted on 01/05/2018 4:55:45 PM PST by beaversmom
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5 posted on 01/05/2018 4:56:36 PM PST by Governor Dinwiddie (CNN is fake news.)
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To: nickcarraway

Poor poor baby


6 posted on 01/05/2018 4:57:37 PM PST by silverleaf (A man who kneels for the national anthem doesn't stand for much of anything)
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To: nickcarraway
Sad, Prayers up.

put more gas to the fire

It's the "more" that really gets me.

Gasoline is good for powering engines. I really wouldn't use it for anything else. It's combustible, you know.

7 posted on 01/05/2018 4:57:41 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (Benedict McCain is the worst traitor ever to wear the uniform of the US military.)
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To: Morgana

That is an outrageous post.

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8 posted on 01/05/2018 4:59:24 PM PST by Mears
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To: nickcarraway
I worked for years in the ER of a large,well known hospital that had a very highly respected Burn Service.As a result burn patients were regularly flown to us from the entire Northeast.

Things may have changed since I left...progress may have been made...but when we'd get in a patient this badly burned we always say (softly) "hopefully,he/she will die quickly".

We'd say that because we knew that it was 99% certain that the patient would die eventually...quickly or slowly.

9 posted on 01/05/2018 4:59:54 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Remember: All Cultures Are Equal!)
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Prayers joined with yours. My granddaughter and her friend loved to roast marshmallows over an electric burner on my stove and make s'mores aftr school (age 8 and over). I was always home but not in kitchen. I never imagined they could get hurt but it's possible.

Also pray the girl doesn't suffer, would be unimaginable pain over most of her body.

I was more concerned they could hurt themselves with the forks or possibly touch the burner, had 2 longish ones; table forks wouldn't be very safe.

I'd often make one or two for myself for a treat ;-). If I had grahams and Hershey's milk chocolate. And of course nothing but Kraft original marshmallows.

10 posted on 01/05/2018 5:02:22 PM PST by Aliska
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Dying quickly would be all I’d be hoping for in this situation too.


11 posted on 01/05/2018 5:06:49 PM PST by A_perfect_lady (Play dhimmi games, win dhimmi prizes, n’est-ce pas? -tomkat)
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To: Morgana

Whynt you shut the hell up on this thread


12 posted on 01/05/2018 5:08:35 PM PST by onona (Faith is)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I was thinking the same thing. It would be a blessing for the poor girl.


13 posted on 01/05/2018 5:09:57 PM PST by Lucky2 (I support President Trump)
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To: Maudeen

Amen. Saw in southern town, a man at a gas station pumping gas into a red container on the bed of his pickup. While SMOKING. I left my car and went into the building. God looked after him that day.


14 posted on 01/05/2018 5:12:03 PM PST by Mamzelle
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At 95% death is 100% IIRC

Poor child, poor family.


15 posted on 01/05/2018 5:14:38 PM PST by Chickensoup (Leftists today are speaking as if they plan to commence to commit genocide against conservatives.)
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To: nickcarraway

I feel her pain; I too was a burn victim [long ago], and it was over 33% of my body. The only thing I cared about during the ordeal, was my next shot of morphine.

Superb USAF doctors who cared for me, had much experience treated napalm victims in ‘Nam. God Bless them and their expertise. And the Gray Ladies with endless kindness and patience. It took 4 hours to change the bandages, every two days. Excruciating.

This child has a long, long road ahead of her; and the scars will be with her forever.

She and her family are in my fervent prayers.


16 posted on 01/05/2018 5:18:00 PM PST by Daffynition (The New PTSD: PRESIDENT-Trump Stress Disorder - The LSN didn’t make Trump, so they can't break him)
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To: Morgana

Being a full fledged jerk today, I see.


17 posted on 01/05/2018 5:19:15 PM PST by PAR35
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To: nickcarraway

I use lighter fluid for the charcoal grill or sometimes paint thinner to start a fire quickly. Never gasoline.


18 posted on 01/05/2018 5:21:15 PM PST by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: nickcarraway

So sad.

Lord, please remember this poor girl, Layne Chesney. Amen


19 posted on 01/05/2018 5:21:50 PM PST by onedoug
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Saw in southern town, a man at a gas station pumping gas into a red container on the bed of his pickup.

Oh, so that couldn't happen in a small Northern town?

20 posted on 01/05/2018 5:21:58 PM PST by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken)
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