3-year-old Florida boy badly burned when he falls into open fire

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. — Fire officials say a 3-year-old boy was severely burned after falling into an open fire outside a Palm Beach County home.

The incident happened about 10:15 p.m. Monday in Loxhatchee, which is west of West Palm Beach.

The Palm Beach Post reports the child was flown to St. Mary's Medical Center with burned on his upper body. He was then transferred to Jackson Memorial Hospital Burn Center in Miami.

No further details were immediately available.

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