Renton man injured by homemade "sparkler bomb"

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Renton Fire Department reports a man in his 20s was seriously injured early Thursday by a homemade "sparkler bomb."

KIRO-TV reports ( http://is.gd/qwkgKl) the man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Renton Fire Department Battalion Chief Kevin Anderson says the man had significant injuries that were caused by a homemade firework.

Debris was found around a Renton apartment complex, including some debris as far away as 125 feet.

Sparkler bombs are basically many sparklers wrapped together.

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Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html


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