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4-month old burned in fireworks accident

4-month old burned in fireworks accident
Posted July 7th, 2014 @ 10:31am by The Associated Press

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) --A 4-month-old in a playpen on her porch was critically injured Friday when a neighbor's fireworks landed on her.

A witness told police a 10-year-old neighbor of the baby kicked over a lit tubular firework, which shot into the playpen, burning the child.

The baby was flown to the burn unit at Akron Children's Hospital following the accident with burns on her face, ear and hand..

The child's grandmother, Carol McCormick, injured her fingers rescuing the baby.

Police are investigating.


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