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Toddler burned by boiling water

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Posted at 6:40 PM, Jun 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-30 18:40:56-04

A toddler was severely burned by hot water in Abingdon Thursday afternoon.

Officials said around 4:50 p.m. medics were called to the 3200 block of Rock Creek Court for a burn victim.  Maryland State Police helicopters took a 14-month-old boy to the Pediatric Burn Unit at Johns Hopkins for treatment.

Details are few, but fire officials said the boy was burned by boiling water.

There is no word on the child's condition.