Student severely burned inside Chester County learning center

Chester County officials said the student was being taken by a medical helicopter to an area hospital.
COATESVILLE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Officials in Chester County responded to a learning center Thursday after a student was severely burned inside the school.

The call went out just after 12:30 p.m. for officials to respond to the Chester County Intermediate Unit Learning Center on Lincoln Highway E in Coatesville.

Caln Township fire officials said the student received the burns while working on a grinder in shop class.

Additional details surrounding the incident were not immediately available, but officials said the student was being taken by a medical helicopter to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

The incident remains under investigation.

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