(NORTH KAWARTHA TOWNSHIP, ON) - On August 6, 2018 at approximately 6:00pm, members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to assist a female who had been injured in an accident while camping on Shark Lake.
The female suffered burns to her body while a cooking stove was being refueled.
The Joint Rescue Coordination Center Trenton (JRCC) assisted with extracting the injured female as the area is not accessible by roadway. The injured female was assessed by paramedics and transported to hospital for treatment.
The injured female suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and has been transferred to a trauma center for further treatment.
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