DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A 5-year-old has been life-flighted with injuries after being burned by boiling water in Dale County.

The incident happened in the Whispering Lakes Trailer Park community in the Ozark-Newton area late Monday afternoon.

The severity of the child’s injuries as well as if there are any criminal charges pending is currently unknown.

Stay with WDHN News for updates on this developing story.