Baby falls on steaming wok in Surigao


Posted at Jul 08 2010 03:14 PM | Updated as of Jul 09 2010 12:15 AM

SURIGAO DEL NORTE, Philippines - A 7-month-old baby girl was rushed to a hospital after falling on a wok with steaming fish soup.

The baby's mother, 17-year-old Gelma Francisco Eviota of Barangay Capalayan in Surigao City said the incident happened on Tuesday night.

Eviota said that right after cooking fish soup for dinner, she put the wok on the floor.

She was guiding her baby when the incident happened. She said her baby, who was just starting to learn to walk, tripped and fell on the wok.

The baby suffered second-degree burns on her face, eyes and half of her body.

The baby remains confined at the Caraga Regional Hospital. -- Report from May Diez, ABS-CBN Caraga