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Two Year Old Burned in Itawamba County Update

ITAWAMBA COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)-The Itawamba County toddler that suffered severe burns still struggles to recovery. According to the Mantachie Fire Chief Jim Roberts the two year old Gabriel Wiggington has undergone blood transfusions and still remains sedated from the burn incident. Gabriel suffered burns on 55 and half percent of his body and of that 15 percent was third degree burns. Gabriel obtained the burns from a gasoline tank that his grandfather had been burning.The town has been working to orchestrate a fundraiser for the boy and his family that still remain at the burn center in Augusta, Georgia.