9-year-old seriously burned in kitchen fire

August 22, 2012 4:26:20 PM PDT
A woman and her 9-year-old son are hospitalized after cooking oil caught fire in the kitchen of their home Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say the fire was reported shortly before 5:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Arboretum Road in Penn Township, Berks County.

They say the young boy suffered serious burns to his legs and was flown to an area hospital for treatment.

No word on the mother's condition.