Florida man loses 2 fingers in fireworks accident on 3rd of July

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man lost two fingers to a fireworks accident.

Man injured by celebratory gunfire while at Busch Gardens for 4th of July fireworks

Florida man loses part of hand in 4th of July fireworks accident

Florida Today reports the injury happened Tuesday night in Merritt Island.

Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said the man was airlifted to a hospital in Melbourne where doctors had to amputate two fingers.

No further details were immediately available.

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Information from: Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.), http://www.floridatoday.com

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