A 20-yr old woman from Washington was burned from her shoulder to her feet while trying her best to save her dog who jumped into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park.

She visited the park with her father and dog when the doge excitedly ran into the Maiden’s Grave spring near the Firehole River. When the dog jumped into the hot spring, she and her father tried to pull the dog out but her father ended up pulling her out as she suffered significant thermal burns due to the incident.

She was given first aid and initial treatment by the park rangers and local fire officials at the Burn Center at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.

However, she is now in a coma and in critical condition. The dog on the other hand was pulled out of the hot spring but later on, died due to burns.

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