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Young child suffers serious burns in bonfire night accident

The child was injured after a trolley fell from the bonfire in Hale Drive in Speke, Liverpool Image copyright Google
Image caption The child was injured after a trolley fell from the bonfire in Hale Drive in Speke, Liverpool

A young child has suffered serious burns after a shopping trolley fell off a bonfire in Liverpool.

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said the child was injured when the trolley fell on top off them just after 20:00 GMT.

The child, whose age has not been disclosed, was hurt during the Bonfire Night celebrations at a house on Hale Drive, in Speke.

The child's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

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