Woman burned in Mabton house fire dies

MABTON — A woman who was burned Tuesday in a house fire at Mabton died early Wednesday at a Seattle hospital.

Yakima County firefighters said 82-year-old Germana Aguilar suffered burns over 60 percent of her body.

She and her husband, 81-year-old Marcelino Aguilar, were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.

KNDO reported he’s in stable condition at the burn unit with second- and third-degree burns to his hands, arms and head. The fire destroyed their home and two parked cars.

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