Cartersville boy airlifted after sustaining facial, body burns

Emergency personnel were dispatched to a Sugar Valley Road residence in Cartersville Tuesday afternoon in response to a call of a young boy with facial and body burns.

The child was airlifted for medical treatment around 6:40 p.m. 

Bartow County Fire Department Battalion Chief Darrell Abernathy said the child's  injury was from a small fire in the corner of the residence's garage. 

As of press time, there was no additional information available on the extent of the boy's injury or the cause of the fire. 

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