Little CQ boy rushed to hospital after electric shock

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy was transported to Gladstone Hospital yesterday afternoon after receiving an electric shock at his Kirkwood home.

"(He) placed an extension cord into a power socket... this caused him to suffer an electric shock," said QAS CQ senior operations supervisor Chris Perera.

The boy was conscious as he was taken to hospital as a precaution.



GALLERY: Cap Coast residents gather for Anzac Day services

GALLERY: Cap Coast residents gather for Anzac Day services

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Contractor failing to clean up after job raises CQ man's ire

Contractor failing to clean up after job raises CQ man's ire

The man was disgusted having to clean up after they left the site.

GALLERY: Anzac Day services and march in Rockhampton

GALLERY: Anzac Day services and march in Rockhampton

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