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Rescue helicopter uplifts young boy from Whiritoa

Posted 18 July 2018 by Gold FM in Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence

The Westpac 2 rescue helicopter was sent to Whiritoa at 4.15 yesterday afternoon.

A young boy suffered burns to his body.

The 5 year old, who is holidaying at Whiritoa, accidentally knocked a freshly poured hot drink onto his chest and stomach.

He was flown to the Burns Unit at Middlemore Hospital in a moderate condition.