PAULDEN, AZ — Two kids have been hospitalized after a bounce house they were in flew several feet in the air during a dust devil in Paulden, near Chino Valley.
The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says a 6-year-old and a 7-year-old were playing in a bounce house on Sunday when it flew about 25 feet in the air and went over a fence causing their injuries.
Officials also say the bounce house was secured with stakes and sandbags before being lifted by the wind.
The bounce house landed into a nearby property, tumbling about 75 yards away.
The 6-year-old suffered a broken leg, while the 7-year-old girl suffered neck and back injuries as well as cuts to her face.
Officials then airlifted the children to Phoenix Children's Hospital, where they are currently recovering.