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Firework misfires, hits 13-year-old boy in the head

lights-and-sirensMASON COUNTY — A 13-year-old boy was hurt in a fireworks accident Friday night in the Island Lake area.

According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the firework misfired and struck the boy in the back of the head. This happened shortly after 10:00 p.m. at a 4th of July celebration in the 100 block of Rockwood Drive.

Officials started CPR on the boy immediately. He was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. His condition has not been released.

Deputies say the firework was supposed to fly into the air like a mortar.

Stay with Q13 FOX News for updates on this developing story.

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3 comments

  • Sister

    He is 14 not 13. At least get that right. He is my baby brother and he needs prayers. Please just pray for him and our family.

  • megan

    Hey kirsten its megan, I said something about his age on fb, kristen said they didnt know he was 14, when they were asked by whom ever they just said 13……love you cousin…praying for trav