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Maine Boy Seriously Burned in Campfire Incident

Fire officials in Calais say Wyatt Chandler's father poured a flammable liquid onto the fire to intensify the flames when the boy was burned

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    Maine Boy Seriously Burned in Campfire Incident

    A Maine toddler is recovering at a Boston hospital after being seriously burned Wednesday in a campfire incident.

    Fire officials in Calais said 1 1/2-year-old Wyatt Chandler was sitting with his mother Courtnie near the campfire in their backyard when the boy's father, Joshua, poured a flammable liquid onto the fire to intensify the flames.

    Joshua Bernard dropped the container and its contents spilled onto the child.

    The boy was first taken by medical helicopter to a hospital in Bangor then to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston where he is being treated for burns to 60% of his body.

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    Fire officials are warning to never throw flammable liquid on a fire as the liquid or its vapors can explode.

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