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Eight-Year-Old Severely Burned by Candle in Plainfield

By rlsmetro on
Plainfield

An eight-year-old child was severely burned in an incident that occurred on Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, at approximately 2:12 p.m., Plainfield Police and Fire units responded to 900 Block of West 6th Street for a burn victim. 

Police said that the young victim was severely burned by a candle. 

The victim was then transported via State Police Medevac from Plainfield High School to St. Barnabas Hospital.