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New Hampshire

July 4, 2014

Man suffers injury in fireworks mishap

PELHAM, N.H. — An unidentified 24-year-old man suffered a severe injury to his hand due to a mishap with fireworks, the Fire Department said.

The incident happened at around 7 p.m. at 3 Indian Valley Road. The victim was transported to a local hospital, according to fire Lt. Patrick Weaver, who said the man was probably admitted.

Weaver declined to provide specific details about the incident, but he said the injury "absolutely" demonstrates that people should leave the use of fireworks to the trained professionals who know what they're doing.

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