2-Year-Old Burns Feet on Coals on Cape Cod Beach

A toddler burned her feet on hot coals on a Cape Cod beach Sunday, police say.

The 2-year-old girl was walking on Veteran's Beach in Barnstable, Massachusetts, when she stepped on the coals around 2:30 p.m.

Police say the coals may have been buried in the sand an attempt by a beach-goer to cool them off earlier in the day.

The young girl was airlifted to Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.

The child's condition was not immediately known, but only her feet were burned.

Barnstable Police initially told necn the victim was a 2-year-old boy, but they have since confirmed the child is female.

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