Emergency officials: 10-year-old suffers severe burns after boiling water spill

Emergency officials: 10-year-old suffers severe burns after boiling water spill
Emergency officials say a 10-year-old girl suffered severe burns after a pot of boiling water spilled on her in the kitchen of a home in Colleton County. (Source: Picture provided)

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - Emergency officials say a 10-year-old girl suffered severe burns after a pot of boiling water spilled on her in the kitchen of a home in Colleton County.

Officials with Colleton County Fire and Rescue say it happened Sunday night at a residence on Dragonfly Lane.

Firefighter-paramedics responded to the home and treated the girl.

“[Crews] requested a medical helicopter, then transported the girl to Bells Elementary School in Fire-Rescue Medic 7 to meet with the C.A.R.E. Flight helicopter," CCFR officials said."Other crew members set up a Landing Zone for the helicopter in the front field at the school.”

The girl was flown to the Pediatric Trauma Center at MUSC.

Crews transporting a 10-year-old girl to medical facilities after the child suffered severe burns.
Crews transporting a 10-year-old girl to medical facilities after the child suffered severe burns. (Source: Picture provided)

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