Coast child suffers significant burns after hot water scalding
A BOY has been rushed to hospital after suffering significant hot water burns to his body.
Queensland Ambulance reports that a male child was scalded to 14 per cent of his body with "partial thickness” at a Mountain Creek property just before 8pm yesterday.
Partial thickness burns are more commonly known as second degree burns - the most painful type of burn.
The boy has been taken to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.