Woman's Face Catches Fire During Surgery

December 1, 2011 Updated Dec 1, 2011 at 2:08 PM EDT

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Woman's Face Catches Fire During Surgery

December 1, 2011 Updated Dec 1, 2011 at 2:08 PM EDT

According to the Northwest Florida Daily News, a 29-year-old Florida woman suffered second-degree burns on her face Tuesday after catching fire while she was undergoing a surgical procedure to remove three cysts from her head.

The woman was flown to a burn center at a hospital in Alabama where she is recovering, according to the Northwest Florida Daily News story.

Read the Northwest Florida Daily News story HERE.