Seattle teen injured in fireworks explosion

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SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Fire Department says an 18-year-old was injured Monday night by an explosion of homemade fireworks.

Spokesman Kyle Moore says the teen found the explosive on the ground at a play field in the Queen Anne neighborhood.

When it blew up, it knocked him unconscious and severely injured his hands.

KIRO-TV reports he was taken to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition.

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Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttp://www.kirotv.com/index.html