Teen girl rushed to Gold Coast hospital with burns to face

A TEENAGE girl has been rushed to hospital after sustaining burns while lighting a fire at a property on the Gold Coast overnight.

Emergency crews were called to a home at Worongary just after 6.00pm following reports a young girl had been burned.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson confirmed the teen was treated by paramedics for superficial burns to her hand and face.


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She was then taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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