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Woman Severely Burned In Clare Co. House Fire

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A Clare County man saved his step-daughter from flames ravaging their home.

The fire started late Tuesday night and spread throughout the entire house.

The 2 people inside made it out, but one was seriously hurt.

Jodi Mata from Harrison is suffering with severe burns. She is a former English instructor Mid-Michigan Community College.

Jodi's family says the fire burned 80% of her body. They now are trying to figure out what happened and how to stay strong for Jodi. Her family also says Jodi lost several of her fingers.

If you are interested in helping Jodi with medical expenses, click on the link to the left of the story for more information.

9&10's Katie Boomgaard talked with Jodi's family about the horrifying experience and how Jodi is doing.