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IN People ON 24 Jul, 2016
Kids love to take bath in garden hose especially in summer season. But there are several precautions need to be taken while leaving your baby for bathing in the pool. The sad thing is that many people are unaware of the hazardous effects of bathing in hose.
The mother named Dominique Woodger from San Tan Valley, Arizona left her 9-month-old baby in the kiddie pool. The baby suffered from second-degree burns because of the hot water in the scorching heat of 110 degrees.
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Woodger stated: "Just be careful. Just touch the water before you let your kids near it."
The director of the Arizona Burn Center explained: "Water that's been sitting in a garden hose can reach temperatures up to 190 degrees in the summer, 'as hot as coffee coming out of the pot.' As a result, it can burn someone almost immediately – especially a child, since their skin is much thinner."
Share this story as much as you can to make everyone aware about the possible consequences of using the garden hose in summer.