Standish man gets second-degree burns on face in fireworks accident

The Associated Press
Posted July 05, 2012, at 9:32 a.m.

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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