The Associated Press
Fireworks injuries over the holiday weekend included a man was hit in the eye by a firework shot from a mortar and a boy who lost a finger.
The Seattle-area man hit in the eye near Port Angeles has been upgraded from critical to serious condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
The Peninsula Daily News reports 20-year-old Justin Holland was hit in the face when a mortar fired and and the projectile went of course and hit him in the face.
In another fireworks accident, doctors were unable to save the little finger of a 12-year-old Marysville boy. The boy was holding a Roman candle when it exploded in his hand at a party in Granite Falls.
His father told KOMO doctors at Harborview were able to save most of his son’s left hand. He faces months of physical therapy.