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Posted: July 05, 2017

Man loses several fingers in Fourth of July fireworks explosion


By Sean O'Donnell, Boston25News.com

QUINCY, Mass. —

A man was taken to the hospital after a firework exploded in his hand Tuesday night in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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According to the Quincy Police Department, the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on Agawam Road.

The victim said he tried to light a firework in his hand and the firework went off.

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The victim was brought to a Boston hospital by ambulance and is reported to have lost several fingers.

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