1 Person Injured in Fireworks Incident in Plantation

A fireworks incident injured one person in Plantation Wednesday night, officials said.

It happened at a home on Southwest 20th Street and 70th Avenue. A male patient suffered a significant hand injury, Fire Chief Joel Gordon told NBC 6. Initial reports indicate several fingers were blown off in the incident.

The victim was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center. The age of the victim was not yet revealed.

Earlier Wednesday, Broward Sheriff's Fire Rescue held a demonstration warning residents to use common sense and to leave fireworks for professionals. In Florida, there are few legal consumer fireworks.

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