Three-year-old Bradley Bates fell into a fire and received severe burns on his hands, feet and knees. He has been flown to a burn center in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his mother and father, Alana and Jeremy Bates of Dunkirk. He will be having surgery for his burns and undergo skin grafting.
Family and friends have started an account for the Bates family at Evans Bank, 25 Main St., Forestville. The family is in need of help.
Cards, goodies and toys can be sent to Shriners Burn Center, 3229 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229-3095.
The family asks that flowers, stuffed animals or balloons not be sent. They also ask for prayers.