Six-Year Old Burned While Playing with Hand Sanitizer, Lighter

According to investigators, the six-year old girl who suffered severe burns this weekend was playing with hand sanitizer and a lighter at the time of the accident.

It happened Sunday in the 5400 block of Wharton. The girl was taken to Driscoll Children's Hospital with severe burns to her stomach.

On Monday, 3News learned that siblings who lived inside of the home were removed by Child Protective Services. According to investigators, the living conditions were found to be unsanitary and unlivable.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing, and until it is completed, it will not be certain whether anybody will face charges.


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