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Fireworks explosion injures multiple people in the Town of Rome

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TOWN OF ROME (WAOW)--A fireworks display in Adams County took a tragic turn Saturday night. According to the Rome Police Department 11 people were hurt when a professional fireworks display malfunctioned near Romano's Pizza in the Town of Rome.

The problem set off other fireworks, showering people who gathered to watch the display.

Two of the victims are in stable condition at a Neenah hospital while three others were treated and released from Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids. Six others were treated on scene.

Rome police and Adams County Sheriff's Deputies are investigation what caused the accident.

 

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