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Child Scald by Hot Water in Pemberton Rushed to Hospital

Pemberton Township

A Pemberton child burned by scalding hot water was air lifted to a hospital overnight in Philadelphia .

Emergency responders rushed to the single digit block of Grist Mill Court at around midnight on reports of a person burned at that location.

Arriving responders located a child who was around the age of two-years-old suffering from burns according to reports.

Medevac helicopter transported the child to St. Christopher's burn unit in Philadelphia where the extent of the child's injuries have not immediately been released.

The cause of the burns is under investigation by Pemberton Police.