Luverne woman severely burned in Scandia Valley

A 44-year-old Luverne woman was burned over a large part of her body when lighting a camp fire at Auger’s Resort in Scandia Valley Township, Tuesday, at about 7:10 p.m.

Morrison County Sheriff’s Deputies and Scandia Valley First Responders learned at the scene that Kristi Valynn Kooima Stroeh had been using camping fuel to light a camp fire. A gust of wind blew the fuel onto her and she caught fire and was burned over a large portion of the front of her body.

Stroeh was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center by a North Air Care helicopter.

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