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Don't risk getting burned like I did, urges injured firefighter
Updated 4:01pm Monday 3rd February 2014 in News
A fireman has joined forces with a university to raise awareness of the hidden dangers posed by a common cold remedy.
Kevin Lock, a firefighter at Stansted, has teamed up with The St Andrew’s Anglia Ruskin Research Unit - a partnership between Anglia Ruskin University and the St Andrew’s Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns - after an accident he suffered two years ago left him with 11 per cent burns.
Mr Lock, of Victoria Street, Braintree, was suffering from a cold when he decided to use steam inhalation and spilt a bowl of boiling water over himself in June 2012.
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