Boone County, WV –

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A Boone County woman suffered serious burn injuries Thursday morning when a propane heater in her house exploded.

Investigators say Lucy Estep of Left Hand Fork near Joe’s Creek was lighting her heater for the first time this fall when it exploded. Neighbors say her propane storage tank was filled on Wednesday.

HealthNet Helicopter took Estep to the West Penn Burn Center in Pittsburgh. There’s nothing left of her house.