Two Jackson Children Hospitalized with Serious Burns in Backyard Pool Mishap

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ – Two frum children suffered serious burn injuries in a reported accident at a home on Cleveland Court in Jackson on Thursday. The Jackson Police Department, along with Hatzolah and other civilian safety units arrived at the scene at around 4:30 pm on the report of two child burn victims. Hatzolah transported one child to a helicopter landing zone accompanied by Whitesville Fire Company where she was transported to a regional trauma center. The second child, also a girl was rushed to the hospital by ambulance to an area immediate care center. The two children are siblings. No further information has been made available at this time.

According to one report, an adult was filling up a small inflatable pool and boiled a pot of hot water in an attempt to warm the cold water. While carrying the boiling hot water, a mishap occurred, splashing the children with the water.

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