Santa Clara County

Person Badly Burned After Fire at South Bay Encampment

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Authorities are on the scene Friday morning where someone was badly burned in an encampment south of Gilroy in unincorporated Santa Clara County, a dispatcher for Santa Clara County confirmed.

A camp fire got out of control and a victim suffered burns over 80% of the body before being flown to a hospital in San Jose, the dispatcher said.

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