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Florida man has his hand ripped off by fireworks


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A Florida man’s hand was swept away by fireworks early Saturday morning.

Deputies at the Broward Sheriff’s Office received a call about an incident involving fireworks just after 1 a.m. in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., on Saturday, according to FOX 35 Orlando.

When Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded to the incident, according to the report, the man and his hand were taken to an area hospital.

The person was then transported to another hospital by ambulance.

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A witness told 7News the incident happened suddenly.

“It wasn’t even five minutes, because as soon as he turned it on, it exploded,” the person said, according to the report.

The man was transported to hospital by private vehicle, but the hand was transported to hospital by officials from Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue, according to the report.

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According to the witness, his hand could not be attached to the hospital.

“They couldn’t do anything,” the witness said.

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