140 year of Shriners

140 year of Shriners

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

9 Mexican burn victims now at Calif. Shriners Hospital for Children

The Associated Press

SACRAMENTO—Nine children burned at a day care center in Mexico are now being treated at a pediatric burn center in Sacramento.

A Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California spokeswoman says five of the children are in critical condition and four are in fair condition. Catherine Curran says the three girls and six boys have burns covering 17 to 80 percent of their bodies.

She said seven other children injured in the June 5 fire will be treated at a Shriners clinic in Hermosillo, Mexico. Sacramento doctors flew to the nothern Mexican city a week after the fire to examine the children.
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