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Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:53 am

8-year-old loses hand, fireworks recalled

Grandma's Fireworks

This recall involves 18 different consumer fireworks. The brand name, product name and the item number are printed on the outside wrapping of the firework. Call Grandma's Fireworks for product details at 765-732-3866.

West College Corner, Indiana-based Grandma's Fireworks is recalling about 25,000 units posing explosion and burn hazards.

Two boys, 8 and 12, found the broken end of a Talon rocket, lit it and were hurt. The 8-year-old lost his hand.

The fireworks were sold January 2009 through April 2019. There were no online sales.

The recalled fireworks are overloaded with pyrotechnics intended to produce an audible effect, violating the federal regulatory standard for this product. Overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireworks and return them to Grandma's Fireworks for a full refund by calling 765-732-3866 anytime or email at gmasheila@woh.rr.com and hannonc@aol.com for more information.