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Deputies investigating after child was badly burned Wednesday night

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BATON ROUGE - Deputies are investigating after a child was airlifted from a home on Sharon Hills Street with severe burns Wednesday evening.

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Officials said an AirMed unit was landing around 9:45 p.m. to take the child to a hospital. 

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident. They said the child was burned after a citronella candle splashed wax on them. Injuries were non-life threatening and the child's airways were also affected by the burns.


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