The secret world of burns is investigated with the help of veteran firefighter Allan Newell. How does one distinguish the four degrees of burns? What’s the ‘rule of nines?’ How did burning at the stake work? Also news and pop culture. Plus: Which is the lesser of two evils? Having 50% of your body burned in a car fire or getting mercury poisoning?
Music: “I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire” by The Ink Spots
Charity of the week: Burn Camps: http://www.canadianburnfoundation.org/donate.php