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At an incident, someone is suffering from severe burns. What should you do to help them?

A Douse the burns with clean, cool water

Your priority is to cool the burns with clean, cool water. Its coolness will help take the heat out of the burns and relieve the pain. Keep the wound doused for at least 20 minutes. If blisters appear, don’t attempt to burst them, as this could lead to infection.