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Andy and Wyatt Hemker

Andy and Wyatt Hemker

BRONSON, Mich. – A father and his son are battling together through an accident that left them both with severe burns.

Andy Hemker, and his son Wyatt, 4, were burned when the skid steer they were riding exploded last weekend in Bronson.  They have been in treatment in the burn unit at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo.

There, they are both being treated for burns to the neck and face.  Both will need skin grafts.

There will be a benefit dinner for the family on Saturday, June 13:

There are also funds set up for the family through their church, Pleasant Hill Church, and on

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