Child Injured While Lighting Fireworks

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Police tell KMOX a child playing with fireworks accidentally blew off four of his fingers, late Friday.

It happened in an alley in the 5500 block of Beacon.

The 10-year-old victim was transported to a hospital for treatment.

The St. Louis Police Department’s bomb and arson squad was called in to investigate.

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