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More than 40 people suffered burns on Midsummer day in Latvia

Friday, June 25, 2021

41 people got injuries from fire on Līgo day, four times more than other years, said Arita Treimane, spokeswoman for  the Emergency Medical Service (NMPD), on Latvian Radio June 24. Burns occurred for various reasons. for example by jumping over or into a fire, and by lighting a grill with fuel or petrol. One of the most serious cases occurred near Rīga,  where a 34-year-old woman sustained 30% burns by jumping over a fire. Meanwhile, in Kurzeme, a 59-year-old man…