Ekalaka boy recovering after suffering severe burns


March 10, 2023

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Eben Whitney has been recovering in the hospital since an incident on February 25th that resulted in second-degree burns to nearly fifteen percent of his body.

It hasn't even been two weeks since nearly two-year-old Eben Whitney was severely burned in an accident at his home in Ekalaka.

Now, according to his parents Casey and Seth, he is healing nicely and will be headed home with his family on Thursday.

"Eli and I are headed to Billings today," Seth told the Eagle on Wednesday morning.

"We fly to Salt Lake tonight and we'll all be headed back home tomorrow."

The incident occurred on February 25th when Eben managed to knock a styrofoam cup of boiling water off of the kitchen counter and onto himself. As a result, he suffered second-degree burns t...

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