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Doctors allow family to speak to burns victim

16 year old Brianna Creenaune is in an induced coma with burns to 60% of her body. Photo: Contributed
16 year old Brianna Creenaune is in an induced coma with burns to 60% of her body. Photo: Contributed Contributed

DOCTORS have allowed family members to speak to Ipswich house fire victim Brianna Creenaune for the first time since she sustained horrific burns on Sunday.

The 16-year-old sustained burns to her back and arms after a section of burning ceiling collapsed on her during a fire at her Wulkuraka house.

She has been placed in an induced coma as she undergoes surgery and skin grafts, however doctors raised Brianna to a level of consciousness on Wednesday after she responded well from one of her operations.

This allowed family some precious time to speak with Brianna.

Brianna's mother Robyn Thomas - who is also still in hospital with burns - reported yesterday that doctors were impressed with the gutsy teenager's progress following surgery carried out on Wednesday.


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