• Young boy injured by firework at Willard Wyatt Park

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    LAKE STEVENS, Wash. - An 8-year-old was taken to Providence Hospital in Everett after being injured Wednesday by fireworks, a Snohomish County Fire and Rescue official said.

    Two kids were reportedly playing with fireworks at Willard Wyatt Park in Lake Stevens, officials said.

    Officials said crews received a call about 5:15 p.m., and the boys told medics they weren’t holding the fireworks but were near one. The boys told medics the firework was more of a mortar they were playing with.

    The boy who was taken to the hospital suffered an injuries to his face and hands, officials said.

    No adults were reportedly around at the time the firework was set off.

    Officials are reminding people that fireworks are dangerous and they should be careful and cautious when using them.

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