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Grill mishap burns elderly SC man

...Orangeburg Fire Department says the man injured himself attempting to light a gas grill. The man was taken to the Augusta Burn Center and his status is unclear. Orangeburg County Fire Services Director Gene Ball says people should always be extremely...
Augsuta hospital sees burns increase with cold temperatures

This month's record cold has led to an increase in burn patients, said the head of the Augusta burn center."Over the past week or so, we have seen an increase in burn patients over recent winters, but we have also seen far colder...
NC copper theft suspect dies from burns in Augusta hospital

A family member says a North Carolina man has died in an Augusta burn center from injuries he suffered in an alleged copper theft attempt.
Burns from 'meth' fires cause concern

An Augusta burn center says a new and more dangerous method of "cooking' illegal meth is beginning to show up in emergency rooms across the Southeast...
Across Georgia

...when it caught fire. Georgia fire commissioner spokesman Glenn Allen said John Blash of Eastpoint was taken to the Augusta Burn Center with 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 50 percent of his body. Officials were called to the scene around 4:20 a...
Garth Brooks visits Augusta burn center

A woman and her 13-year-old son being treated at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta got an unexpected visit from a famous singer last week.
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Miss. teen dies at Augusta burn center

A Mississippi teen has died at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta for injuries he suffered in a bonfire accident.Dyland Kornegay, 19, passed away at the center April 11, according to a report in The Rankin Ledger newspaper. The teen was from Brandon, Miss., which is located 14 miles from Jackson, and had been injured earlier this year, the newspaper reported.
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Budget deal will aid Augusta

...million in bonds for upgrades to the Medical College of Georgia's energy distribution system, $250,000 for the Augusta Burn Center and $50,000 for the Augusta Mini Theater. The budget proposal also includes a 2 percent pay raise for public...
Augusta burn unit accepts overflow

...We have a 25-bed burn unit, and we can take up to 50 patients," said Ginger Tyra, a spokeswoman for the Augusta burn center. "We average about 35 patients a day." With the Charleston man, the center has 28 patients. "In 2001, we...
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...local match. SOUTH CAROLINABarber shop blast burns two HARDEEVILLE - Two men remained in critical condition at an Augusta burn center Saturday after they were injured in an explosion at a Hardeeville barber shop. Tom Hinley, 49, and Greg Watson...
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