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Woonsocket man seriously injured by firework

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A Woonsocket man is suffering a serious leg injury after a firework exploded next to him Saturday night.

Police say 50-year-old Bruce Vanasse was setting off fireworks in a lot when one blew up prematurely.

Fire crews were nearby, witnessed the explosion, and were able to get his bleeding under control.

He’s in serious condition at the hospital.

No arrests have been made.

Police are trying to determine where Vanasse got the fireworks.

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