MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. – A Florida man lost two fingers to a fireworks accident Tuesday night.
WKMG-TV in Orlando reported the injury happened at an apartment complex in Merritt Island.
Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said the 23-year-old man was airlifted to a hospital in Melbourne, where doctors had to amputate two fingers. A friend said the victim also lost his eyebrows and his hearing was damaged by the sound of the explosion.
No further details were immediately available.