Boy, 9, accidentally set on fire in Cobbs Creek

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Boy, 9, accidentally set on fire in Cobbs Creek. Sharrie Williams reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on June 24, 2017. (WPVI)

A 9-year-old is in the hospital after he was accidentally set on fire in Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek Section.

Police say the boy and his 10-year-old friend were playing with a lighter along the unit block of South Redfield Street.

The 10-year-old accidentally set the 9-year-old's shirt on fire.

He suffered multiple burns to his body.
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