• Child suffers severe burns after falling into Hyannis resort's fire pit


    HYANNIS, Mass. - A 7-year-old boy suffered burns after reportedly falling into a fire pit on the beach at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa in Hyannis, the Hyannis Fire Department says.

    Firefighters responded to a call for a burn injury from a fire pit at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday night.

    The child's burns were serious enough that they were rushed by ambulance to a Boston hospital.

    Barnstable Police confirmed the child sustained second and third degree burns. 

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    The Cape Codder Resort holds a weekend fire pit in the beach, where children are allowed to cook marshmallows.

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