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Mamelodi toddler airlifted after suffering second-degree burns

Reports from the scene indicate the child poured hot water onto himself.

A toddler was airlifted on Tuesday 15 December2015 after he poured hot water on himself. Picture: Netcare911.

CAPE TOWN - A one-year-old boy was airlifted in Mamelodi after he suffered second-degree burns to the face, neck, chest and back.

Reports from the scene indicate the child poured hot water onto himself.

Netcare911 officials and specialised emergency care practitioners managed to stabilise the toddler, who was flown to a Gauteng hospital where he is receiving medical treatment.

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