5 year-old Southport boy in hospital after standing on Formby beach fire June 6th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: 5 year-old Alex in hospital after standing on a beach fire A 5-year-old Southport boy is in hospital after standing Formby beach yesterday, Sunday 5 June 2016 Mum Louise Gilbert said: “I want to make people aware to check were they are walking on the beach, my 5-year-old son walked into I fire that had not been put out on Formby beech yesterday. “There was no staff around to assist in any way, he has gone to hospital and had got to go back for dressing changes. “I have contacted Sefton council and they have basically said that it’s not their problem and the person in charge of that department is too busy to contact me.” “Alex is off school but bearing up. Let’s hope this is the last accident as I will be speaking to local MP about it as well.” OTSNews.co.uk has contacted Sefton Council press department but they have declined to comment on the incident. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!