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8-year-old injured after setting off fireworks in Wyoming basement

Fireworks set off in Wyoming basement
Posted at 7:48 PM, Jul 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-09 19:50:04-04

WYOMING, Mich. — Emergency crews responded to an incident in which fireworks were set off inside a Wyoming basement today, according to the Wyoming Department of Public Safety.

We’re told an 8-year-old discovered a firework in the basement and ignited it.

Lt. Eric Wiler says the child’s hand was injured in the incident, adding that a window was blown out and that the home sustained smoke damage.

The child was transported to a nearby hospital after the incident, officials say.

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