Brentwood man loses fingers in firework accident

A Brentwood man lost two fingers and injured two others in a firework accident Thursday evening. Police say the 35-year-old was in front of AC

Police say the 35-year-old was in front of AC Auto Repair and Diagnostics in Wyandanch when he lit a mortar firework.

Police say the 35-year-old was in front of AC Auto Repair and Diagnostics in Wyandanch when he lit a mortar firework. (7/1/16)

WYANDANCH - A Brentwood man lost two fingers and injured two others in a firework accident Thursday evening.

Police say the 35-year-old was in front of AC Auto Repair and Diagnostics in Wyandanch when he lit a mortar firework.

It then blew up in his hand.

Police say they are reminding the public that fireworks and sparklers are illegal in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

 

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