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12 December, 2020


Young boy and his mother airlifted from Fitzroy Island.

By Nicole Gibson

The Cairns Rescue chopper tonight airlifted a 3 year old boy in a stable condition, and his mother from Fitzroy Island at approximately 6:15pm.

The boy is reported to be suffering from a suspected Irukandji sting, necessitating evacuation to Cairns Hospital.

Details are limited at this stage, more will be updated as it comes to hand.

A full report will be available Monday.

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