Teen burned after walking across embers in Sheldon

Teen burned after walking across embers in Sheldon

SHELDON, SC (WTOC) - A teen is recovering after being burned in Sheldon, SC.

According to the victim's family, he suffered third-degree burns after walking across a lot, across from his house, that was recently cleared of logs and burned. Embers still smoldering underneath the sand.

The 13-year-old boy was airlifted to the Medical University of South Carolina.

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