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UPDATED: MedFlight Responds to Water Burn Victim

An office worker was burnt by hot water in Westwood Monday.

UPDATE: 2:50 p.m. - The Monday afternoon confirmed that the victim of burns caused by spilling extremely hot water was taken by MedFlight to a Boston-area hospital.

The MedFlight helicopter landed at to transport the victim, and fire officials received the call for the matter around 10:54 a.m. Monday morning.

The helicopter was requested to help with a worker in an office building on Lowder Brook Drive Monday morning, Westwood Police said.

The employee of a kitchen food operation at one of the offices in the area was carrying a kettle of hot water and dropped it on the floor. The spilled water resulted in the worker being scalded in various areas of the body.

It wasn't immediately clear what office the worker was in at the time, police said, though it is in the same area as the Meditech building.

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