Toddler lands in Galveston for treatment to critical burns

TULSA - A Tulsa toddler has landed in Galveston, Texas, where he'll be treated for second- and third-degree burns over 98 percent of his body.

Family members tell 2 Works for You that Alex, the 2-year-old critically injured in a south Tulsa house fire Thursday morning, was flown to the Shriners Burns Hospital for specialized treatment.

Firefighters were called to the home in the 1600 block of E. 53rd St. S. Thursday morning just after 10:30. Tulsa Fire Department officials tell 2 Works for You a 2-year-old child was burned in the fire. A spokesperson with EMSA said a patient was transported from the location in "emergent" condition, which she said means "serious or critical."

2 Works for You has a crew on the scene and will bring you more details as they become available.


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