Teen burnt in New Year firework accident

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been hospitalised following an incident with a firework in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

Paramedics were alerted to Rushby Mead in Letchworth GC just before 5am.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “The teenager sustained burns to his hands and, following treatment by paramedics, he was taken to Lister Hospital in Stevenage for further care.”

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