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Vacuum cleaner linked to Macy's contract worker's burns at mall
Macy's has released the following statement:
"Macy's is obviously very concerned about the well-being of a supplier's employee who was the victim of an accident in our Parkdale Mall store. We wish her a speedy and full recovery."
A 39-year-old woman was transported with second and third degree burns after the cord shorted out while she was using a backpack vacuum cleaner around 11 a.m. in the Macy's store at Parkdale Mall, according to authorities.
The woman, a contract employee with Macy's, was using a backpack vacuum cleaner when the cord shorted out, causing her clothes to catch on fire, authorities stated.
Beaumont EMS treated her on the scene while Beaumont Fire Rescue set up a landing zone in the parking lot, authorities stated.
She received second and third degree burns and air rescue transported her to the UTMB Burn Unit, authorities stated.