A 5-year-old boy suffered second-degree burns to his face and neck Wednesday during a barbecue, a fire official said.
The boy's injuries resulted in a flight to the University of California San Diego Medical Center's burn unit following the incident that was reported at 4:45 p.m., said El Centro Fire Capt. Chad Whitlock
The accident occurred at a location in the 1400 block of Imperial Avenue in El Centro, Whitlock said. The boy's medical condition was not immediately known at press time.