Bartow County EMS responded to a fire in which a 16 year-ole make had suffered injuries off of Euharlee Road on Sunday. Reports stated that the victim was burned attempting to light a cooking grill.
Upon EMS arrival the crew the teen conscious and alert with burns to the face. The crew quickly assessed the patient and requested a medical helicopter be enroute for transport to a burn center.
The BCEMS crew continued treatment of the patient and found the patient to have 2nd degree burns to the face, chest and abdomen.
Air life 5 landed and assisted with the treatment until lift off from the scene. The hospital of destination was unknown to EMS upon Air life’s departure from the scene.