Washington woman burned allegedly trying to steal copper

Tacoma News TribuneAugust 2, 2011 

32-year-old Enumclaw, Washington, woman was seriously burned Saturday while trying to steal copper from a Puget Sound Energy electrical substation, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office.

PSE crews were called to the substation in the 41900 block of 180th Avenue Southeast about 5:30 a.m. to check on a power outage.

The woman was found inside the fenced area. She was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with life-threatening injuries.

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