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Wednesday May 6th, 2015 12:46PM

Children sustain burns on museum field trip

By Staff
DULUTH - Seven children from a daycare center sustained minor burns on a Tuesday morning field trip to the Southeastern Railway Museum.<br /> <br /> Gwinnett Fire Department Capt. Tommy Rutledge said the children, ages 4 to 11, were injured as they rode on a full-size train at the museum on Buford Highway. He said hot embers blew from the train stack and landed on the group.<br /> <br /> Rutledge described the burns as small - dime and quarter sized; some were first degree and others were second degree. All seven injured children were treated at the scene and did not require hospitalization.<br /> <br /> Rutledge said firefighters were dispatched to the scene at 10:42 a.m.<br /> <br /> The Gwinnett County Fire Department and the Gwinnett County Police Department are investigating the incident.
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