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. printed on August 18, 2017