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Police: 1-year-old infant suffers 2nd degree burns from spilled cup of coffee

Police in Garfield say a 1-year-old infant was burned from a cup of coffee.

News 12 Staff

Jul 14, 2022, 11:04 AM

Updated 709 days ago

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Police in Garfield say a 1-year-old infant was burned from a cup of coffee.
Officers responded Wednesday around 8:45 a.m. to a residence on Malcom Avenue.
According to police, the infant suffered second-degree burns to the upper right chest and upper right shoulder.
It was reported to police that a hot cup of coffee was sitting on top of the TV stand in the living room when the infant pulled the cup from the stand, spilling it over his chest and shoulder area.
The child was airlifted to St. Barnabas Hospital.


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