Burn Injuries

Propane Tanks Explode at Santee Campground

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Ideally, camping should involve time spent away from the rat-race, relaxing with family and friends. San Diego County is home to a number of popular campgrounds used year-round for just this reason. Unfortunately, this past weekend, one campsite featured an event that was anything but relaxing. A couple staying at Santee Lakes, located in Santee, […]

Fireworks Accident Takes Man’s Hands

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If you’re like most people, your plans for the 4th of July involved at least a firework or two. Maybe you even took the family to a local display. Like a lot of people, though, you may not be done with your share of fireworks this summer. Just because the 4th is over doesn’t mean […]

Children with Epilepsy More Likely to be injured in Fire

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Epilepsy may make children more likely to be injured in fires, and suffer burns, according to a new study from the University of Nottingham. Researchers there studied subjects between the ages of one and 24 years old. In addition to injuries from fire, young sufferers of epilepsy are also more likely to be harmed by […]

Feline Burn Victim, Phoenix, Recovering in Montrose

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A cat, severely injured in a Melrose, Texas fire, is recovering at a local veterinary clinic. The five-alarm fire devastated an apartment building which was under construction. The fire occurred March 25th, at the corner of Montrose and West Dallas. The feline is recovering from her injuries at the Montrose Veterinary Clinic. Animal care workers […]

Gun Fire Nearly Contained

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The Gun Fire outside San Diego will likely be under control by this weekend, according to officials. A blaze that began as a brush fire grew until it encompassed 125 acres east of Pine Valley. This fire formed near a hunting club, providing the basis of the nickname. More than 250 firefighters worked on controlling […]

Explosion Leads to Burn Injuries in San Diego Apartment

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On Thursday, February 20, an explosion happened in an apartment building located near Cuyamaca College. This explosion, which brought in first responders, bomb squads, and other professional services, lead to two severe burn injuries for residents in the apartments. According to fire Captain, Kendal Bortisser, a man and a woman were significantly burned before the […]

Burn Injuries Cause Severe Pain and Loss

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According to Medline Plus, there are three levels of burns in victims: First Degree – which damages the outer skin, Second Degree – which damages the outer and under layer of skin, and Third Degree – which damages the deepest layer of skin and the tissue beneath it. No matter the level of a burn […]