Cold temperatures may have been a factor in a fire on Old Dixie Highway in Whitfield County, that left one person injured 

Whitfield County dispatchers confirm a 76-year-old woman got too close to a heater inside her home and that caused her clothes to catch fire.

The woman suffered severe burns. 

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital with second an third-degree burns.

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