Fire and rescue teams responded to a report from Barneston that three young children had been burned by boiling water. Rescuers responded to the 400 block of Wyatt Street in Barneston Saturday evening at approximately 7 p.m. According to one rescuer the burns were severe and the children were all under the age of 5.
Two children were transported to Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln by Star Care Five Helicopter. One child was transported by Beatrice Fire and Rescue to the same Hospital.