Published On: Tue, Jul 13th, 2021

Illegal Fireworks Injure 9 People, Including 6 Children Save 10% on Citrus trees with code CITRUS
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A Santa Ana, Calif. man is facing a life sentence after an illegal Fourth of July fireworks show in Garden Grove left nine people—including six children—injured. Some of the children were sent to the hospital with severe facial and scalp injuries following the explosion on the 13800 block of Rosita Place. The blast shattered the windows of nearby apartments and a vehicle, police said. Among the injured were two brothers, aged four and eight, who were treated for burned corneas. The eight-year-old also suffered second-degree burns. While four patients treated by medics at the scene, five others were admitted to a local hospital. Garden Grove Police Lieutenant Mario Martinez told The Epoch Times that it’s unclear whether the fireworks were modified or malfunctioned. “With your typical fireworks a lot of kids gather around to watch the fireworks so it sounds like there were a lot of, in addition to adults, there are obviously a lot of …

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