Firework accident in Sherburne County

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Jul 8, 2014 at 10:14 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) -- A man from Sherburne County sustained severe injuries after an accident with fireworks Monday. 

Officials were called to the scene in Zimmerman on Monday around 7:05 p.m. after 33 year-old Jeffery Vane attempted to light a firework with a short fuse and throw the firework when the firework exploded in Vane's hand. 

Vane sustained severe injuries to his left hand and minor injuries to his face and right hand as a result of the aerial firework going off in his hand. 

Vane was air lifted by North Air Care to North Memorial Hospital. 

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