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Child Suffers Serious Burns Inside East Orange House

By rlsmetro on
East Orange

Police in East Orange are investigating an incident where a child suffered serious burns inside a house in the city Friday afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, emergency responders were called to an address in the 50's block of North 14th Street after receiving reports of an injured child at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Upon arrival, police found the young boy --around 2-years old-- suffering burns to his arms back and shoulder according to reports.

The boy was rushed to the hospital for treatment and expected to survive.

Police believe the child came in contact with scalding water, but the incident remains under investigation.

Officials have not responded to request for comments at this time.