Firework mishaps cause injuries in Suffolk

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Suffolk police are reporting at least two fireworks-related injuries stemming from the Fourth of July. 

In Huntington, a 15-year-old boy had fireworks go off in his hand on School Lane around 1 a.m.

At Country Pointe at Melville condominium complex, authorities say a firework tipped over and fired into the crowd.  It hit a 7-year-old girl in the leg, causing a second-degree burn.

In that incident, a Melville man was arrested for assault and illegally dealing with fireworks.
 

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