Despite Warnings, Fireworks Accidents Abound in 2017
It's the 5th of July so that means lots of firework accident reports. No matter how much everyone says 'Be Safe This 4th of July' we unfortunately hear of folks being seriously injured in fireworks accidents.
Here is a sample of some of the 2017 4th of July Fireworks Accident Headlines:
Police were called to the No Bull bar in downtown Fargo, North Dakota for a man that was seriously injured when he 'found a firework in the parking lot located to the west of the restaurant, picked it up and lit it.'
In Flint, Michigan a man decided to get rid of a pesky bee nest in his garage with a smoke bomb. Fire crews responded. Garage burned down.
A Warren, Michigan man was hospitalized after mixing fireworks with Alcohol. Glass and other debris lodged in his arm, neck, and body.
A man in Leeds was shooting off fireworks when he tragically lost his hand in an explosion.
A 25 year old Henderson, Kentucky man was bending over a firework to lite it. It went off hitting him in the chest killing him.
A Lewiston, Minnesota man lit a firecracker successfully tossed it in the air then was then hit from a projectile after it exploded. He is recovering and is being charged with an illegal fireworks violation.