Teenager suffers serious facial burns after incident

A TEENAGER will likely be flown to Brisbane after suffering serious facial burns in Central Queensland over the weekend.

Queensland Ambulance Service were called to a Biloela home around 12.27am on Sunday morning where a 19-year-old man had burns to his face.

The teen was treated by paramedics and taken to Biloela Hospital where he remains.

A spokesperson from QAS said due to the severity and risk associated with facial burns, it was likely the man would be flown to Brisbane for further treatment.

The spokesperson said there was no information on the cause of the burns.



‘I was like, what am I doing?’: Dental therapist swims 32km

Premium Content ‘I was like, what am I doing?’: Dental therapist swims 32km

A young Gympie dental therapist has pushed herself to the limit, sometimes taking...

HIH, Crown Ltd investigator joins Gympie council

Premium Content HIH, Crown Ltd investigator joins Gympie council

The council’s newest big hire is a former ASIC assistant director and CEO of the...

GREAT DEAL: $1 for the best local news, great rewards

Premium Content GREAT DEAL: $1 for the best local news, great rewards

Your support for local journalism is vital in our community