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Teen's condition deteriorates after house fire injury

Kimberly Pounders suffered severe burns after her house went up in flames on Monday. Kimberly Pounders suffered severe burns after her house went up in flames on Monday.
CHEROKEE, AL (WAFF) -

The relatives of a teen from Cherokee injured in a house fire said her condition is deteriorating.

Kimberly Pounders suffered severe burns after her house went up in flames on Monday.

She's being treated by doctors at UAB's Burn Center.

The 19-year-old is autistic and was asleep when the fire started.

Investigators confirmed the cause of the fire was electrical and ruled accidental.

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