Child suffers burns in horror accident at Gold Coast home

A young boy has been hospitalised after suffering burns in an accident involving a fire pit at a home on the Gold Coast.

Emergency crews were called to a house in Tallebudgera just after 6.30pm on Friday.

Upon arrival, they found a primary school aged child suffering burns to his face, arms and legs.


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He was treated at the scene by paramedics, including the High Acuity Response Unit.

The youngster was then rushed to the Gold Coast University Hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.