Fireworks-related accidents take a toll across Broward, Palm Beach counties

Fireworks-related Fourth of July incidents claimed a few victims in Broward and Palm Beach counties, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot in t...

July 5, 2022
7:10 PM

Fireworks-related Fourth of July incidents claimed a few victims in Broward and Palm Beach counties, including an 8-year-old girl who was shot in the leg in Lauderhill, teens who lost fingers in West Palm Beach, and an apartment fire in Lauderhill, according to officials.And those mishaps don't include the man who lost a hand in a July 2 fireworks accident.The 8-year-old was riding in the back seat of a car about midnight Monday while her mother was driving north on Northwest 56th Avenue near Sunrise Boulevard when the woman heard a barrage of loud explosions, according to Lauderhill police.