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News Thursday, February 09, 2017

Student urges safety around fire after receiving serious burns as a child

Reposted from Daily Herald (
By Shelby Slade posted on February 8, 2017

When BYU freshman Kate Hickman was 8, she was burned on 40 percent of her body in an accident.

More than 10 years later, Hickman said she continues to urge others to take extra safety precautions around fire by sharing her story, especially in connection with Burn Awareness Week, which runs from February 5 to 11. Read full story.

Pictured above: Kate (right) meeting her role model.