Worker receives burn at paper mill

Published 2:02 pm Monday, August 21, 2017

Around 6:10 p.m. Sunday evening, the City of Orange Fire Department was contacted by International Paper in reference to a burn victim. A worker at the paper mill received 18 percent burns from a hot water chemical to the right side of the body. The victim was assessed by Acadian Ambulance personnel and transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont in an unknown condition.