Authorities: 1-Year-Old Burned By Oven At Campsite

NIANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Officials say a 1-year-old boy was taken to a hospital after he fell against a Dutch oven his family was using to cook breakfast at a campsite in Connecticut.

State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman Dennis Schain says police reported the boy suffered moderate burns not considered life-threatening at Rocky Neck State Park on Saturday in Niantic.

DEEP Environmental Conservation Police say the toddler was taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London.

Police say the child’s family is from Middlebury.

 

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