Conover man burned in fireworks accident transported to hospital


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CONOVER, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) — A Conover man is being treated for serious burns after he was in accident involving fireworks. 

Crews were called to the scene on 6th Ave. just after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The victim suffered third-degree burns to his face and arms because of the fireworks, according to the Conover Fire Department. 

The man was transported to the hospital and later airlifted to a burn center to receive care. No additional injuries have been reported. 

We will update the story as more information becomes available. 



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