Man Injured By Homemade 'Sparkler Bomb' - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

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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