Fireworks Explosion Burns Two Juveniles

FLORENCE, Ore. — Two juveniles were severely burned by an explosion involving fireworks near Florence.

On Tuesday a group of juveniles poured gasoline into an underground tank on Hemlock Street in Glenada, Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Fire Marshal Sean Barrett said.

The next day, they dropped a lit legal fountain firework into the tank and it exploded, burning two of them.

Both were taken to the hospital. One had second-degree burns and was treated and released.

The other was later transported to Portland to be treated for burns on their face and right hand and is in stable condition.

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