March 14, 2008 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Rescue workers take Merna Sneed, 84, to an ambulance that took her to University Hospital. Sneed was found in a pile of debris in her backyard; she had been blown out of her house at 308 McNab Drive by an explosion. As of 1:08 p.m. Friday, she was in critical condition with severe burns over a large portion of her body.

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