Woman Found Burning in Field in City of Rochester

Woman Found Burning in Field in City of Rochester

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By Mike Hedeen

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Police continue to investigate after they say a woman was found burning in a field Sunday afternoon in the City of Rochester.

According to police, the 58-year-old woman who was on fire ran into a field on Dale Street, off Joseph Avenue. Investigators believe she caught fire across the street from where she was found.

She was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for serious burns.

Police say the incident is being investigated as an arson.

Some police and fire personnel remain on the scene.