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News: Woman dies after fire at Kingwood hospital

News: Woman dies after fire at Kingwood hospital

KINGWOOD, TX – A patient died Saturday after suffering severe burn injuries in a hospital northeast of Houston, according to the Montgomery County Police Reporter.

Denise Jill Asaro, 69, was being treated for COVID-19 on the fifth floor of the North Tower at HCA Houston Kingwood at the time of the incident.

Medical personnel were attempting to revive Asaro with a defibrillator when it started a fire, which in turn led to a small explosion. Asaro’s upper torso was badly burned as a result.

An autopsy has been scheduled, and an investigation is being conducted by the Houston Police Department.

If you or a family member have been badly burned in an accident that was not your fault contact Willie D. Powells III, the Houston burn injury lawyer. He will make it his mission to recover every penny you are owed for your injuries. You can contact him today at 713.913.1566 or by filling out the online contact form to schedule a free review of your claim.

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