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Long Island Man Seriously Injured When Firework Explodes In Hand

The incident happened at Tamarack Street in Central Islip.
The incident happened at Tamarack Street in Central Islip. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

A Long Island man was seriously injured while lighting a firework.

The incident happened Saturday, July 4 at 9:15 p.m.in Central Islip.

Brandon James, 29, of Brookhaven, suffered the hand injury while lighting a firework at a home located on Tamarack Street, Suffolk County Police said.

He was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

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