October 18, 2017
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Standish man gets second-degree burns on face in fireworks accident

The Associated Press

STANDISH, Maine — Fire investigators say a 31-year-old man has been injured in a fireworks accident in Standish.

The man suffered second-degree burns to his face after being hit by fireworks on Fair Wind Drive Wednesday evening.

Fire officials tell WGME-TV the man lit multiple mortars tied together, but didn’t get out of the way fast enough.

Authorities are urging people to be careful when using fireworks.


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