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Two crew members, firefighter suffer burns during fireworks accident prior to minor league game

Last Friday night, three people sustained burns after a truck filled with fireworks, for a show scheduled to take place after a minor league baseball game between hometown Storm and Inland Empire 66ers, caught fire and caused an explosion in the parking lot two hours before first pitch.

Three individuals suffered burns as a result of the fire. One firefighter had second and third degree burns covering 80-90 percent of his body. He was airlifted by the helicopter ambulance to a local burn center. Another firefighter and a fire department employee sustained minor burns. They were brought by an ambulance to the hospital for treatment.

The fire spread to nearby area and burned nearly half an acre before it was contained by the firefighters.

Shortly after the accident, organizers decided to cancel the firework show due to the unfortunate accident which caused injury to some people setting up the program. Organizers thank those who were there to watch the show and pray that the injured victims will soon recover.

There will be an investigation to determine the cause of the explosion which was even heard by fans of the game who were miles away.

The baseball game and Lake Elsinore’s scheduled Martial Arts Night went on as scheduled with Inland Empire earning a 2-1 win.

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If you or a loved has suffered due to negligence you may wish to consult with experienced Philadelphia Injury Lawyers. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Please note strict deadline apply and it is in your best interest to contact a Pennsylvania attorney immediately.

Link – http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/two-crew-members-firefighter-suffer-burns-during-fireworks-072229301–mlb.html

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