Schannon Burr, an 18-year-old Santee resident who was recently burned while lighting a gas fireplace, was interviewed by 10News about the ordeal.
Last Thursday she was rushed from her home near Prospect Avenue to the UCSD burn center at about 8 p.m., with reported first degree burns on her arms and second degree on her face.
She is now out of the hospital and back home.
According to the 10News report, SDG&E checked the fireplace and said there was a blockage in the gas pipe that caused the accident
Burr told viewers to make sure you light the match first and then turn on the gas and SDG&E added that special matches for lighting fireplace should be used.
The Burr family is switiching to wood burning fireplace.