The intervention that was taking place on Kim Grice, of Holt, Florida, was to be a normal routine operation: a simple removal of a cyst.
But in the middle of the surgery, the 29-year-old girl’s face suddenly caught fire. There was some panic within the team of surgeons who were operating, who managed to stop the flames, but the girl had burns on her neck and on the face, requesting transportation to a specialised emergency center in Alabama.
The girl, however, is not in danger of life, and did not notice anything because during the incident she was under anesthesia. What she remembers is what she later told her mother: “They woke me up, and everyone around me was hysterical. I don’t know what happened to me. “