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Multiple fireworks-related injuries reported around Tulsa on July 4

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Posted at 9:38 AM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 10:38:32-04

TULSA — Multiple fireworks-related injuries were reported Thursday night during July 4 celebrations.

Tulsa Fire Department officials said one person was taken to the hospital after receiving significant injuries when a mortar was shot off nearby.

Officials said at about 11:30 p.m., another person was taken to the hospital with hand burns after lighting a roman candle while holding it.

In one other incident, officials said they responded to a two-vehicle crash in which one vehicle caught on fire. A mortar apparently went off inside the vehicle, but it's unclear if it went off before or after the crash, officials said.

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