"Who does that to kids?"

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) by Tannya Joaquin - "I was just mad. Just mad, Who does that? Who does that to kids?" asked Kelly Lee, choking back tears.

red-hot-coals.jpgThe hands of a Honolulu boy with special needs are badly burned because someone left hot charcoals at Ala Moana Beach Park. 5-year old Kellan Lee's summer fun with his family ended in the ER after he uncovered hot charcoals disguised in the dirt under a tree at the park. His mom Kelly says he, "Stuck hands right in. He was screaming and his hands were red."

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ER Doctors told Lee it was the second time in days that a child was burned by charcoal. More charcoal was found dumped at the base of 5-year-old-Kellan-Lee.jpganother tree nearby despite two receptacles within 100-yards of where Lee was injured. One, with charcoals left on the ground right beside it.

City and County rules state "ashes and charcoal shall not be deposited near trees, plants, or anywhere on the ground. Live charcoal shall be deposited only in ash disposal receptacles where provided, or in refuse containers after the charcoal is completely extinguished."

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