FULLERTON, CALIFORNIA (December 21, 2016) – A Fullerton man lost several fingers and suffered a wound to his torso after a mortar style firework exploded in his hand, according to local news sources. (map)
The incident occurred around 2:00 am in the 700 block of East Walnut Avenue. Officers were responding to the area of Walnut Avenue after reports of fireworks exploding, and found a 50 year old man who had lost several fingers and suffered a wound to his torso as a result of a firework exploding in his hands.
The man was rushed to UCI Medical Center in Orange, but is in stable condition. Authorities are investigation the firework explosion to determine what caused it, and anyone with information is asked to call Fullerton police at 714-738-6800.
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