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Teen Burned In Attempt to Prepare Have Mother's Day Cookout

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Wilmington fire officials say a teenage boy was burned when he tried to prepare a Mother's Day meal on a barbecue grill.

Battalion Chief James R. Jobes tells The News Journal of Wilmington  that the youth tried to light the grill Sunday evening with a lighter.

Jobes says vapors ignited, causing a flash fire that burned the boy on his face, torso and arms.

The youth was treated and released at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

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