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A South Florida teenager is fighting for her life after suffering third-degree burns to over 95 percent of her body during a bonfire.

Layne Chesney, 14, was severely burned while making s’mores at a friend’s house in Fort Pierce, Fox News reports.

St. Lucie County Sherriff’s deputies said Layne tried to revive a dwindling fire by pouring gasoline on it, causing the gas can she was holding to explode.

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“Ft Pierce girl, 14 yr old Layne Chesney, hospitalized in Miami. Mother says she has burns on 95% of her body.”

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“The flames of the fire were going out and gasoline spilled onto the fire and she became engulfed in flames,” the teen’s mother Leigh Chesney told reporters outside Kendall Regional Medical Center, according to WSVN.

She said doctors aren’t sure if the teenager will be able to pull through.

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“She’s always been a fighter and I’m gonna fight with her, no matter what it takes,” Leigh Chesney added. “Obviously she’s suffered a lot of disfiguring injuries. The most severe are to her chest and her stomach. I just keep remember how she was and it’s very hard to see her like she is now.”

The family said doctors spent six hours removing her burned skin.

“What we understand is that skin becomes toxic, and it will enter the blood stream. It will cause major organ failure,” said the teen’s grandmother, Carol Forbes.

However, Layne’s mother said she is doing much better Wednesday now that she has made it through the first 48 hours.

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“Her organs are functioning normally. Her vitals are all good,” said her mother. “She’s battling, and she’s doing a great job.”

The family said doctors spent six hours removing her burned skin.

 

Layne’s mother and older sister Lauren Chesney remain at her bedside, praying she will survive. “Obviously, she’s suffered a lot of disfiguring injuries,” said the elder Chesney. “The most severe are to her chest and her stomach. I just keep remembering how she was, and it’s very hard to see her like she is now.”

Chesney added that if her daughter recovers, she knows it will be a very difficult and long battle. “The only part of her body that wasn’t burned was the bottom of her feet,” she said. “There’s no going back now. We just have to look toward the future, and we have to remain hopeful for her progress.”

Deputies said three people at the party – Layne’s 18-year-old friend Hunter Holms and his parents Robert Scott and Stephanie Holmes – were also treated for burns after they tried to put out the flames on the teen’s body.

“(Robert) grabbed her and held her. He used his body to put out the flames,” Leigh Chesney said, according to the TC Palm.

GoFundMe page was set up by a family friend to help with Layne’s medical expenses.

Wow! This is so sad. This beautiful young girl is facing a life of hell if she survives.

We wish her the best and send our prayers out to her family and friends.

God Bless.

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