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Griffith fireworks accident injures 7 – NBC Chicago

Griffith fireworks accident injures 7 – NBC Chicago

An unknown malfunction occurred Saturday night at a private fireworks show in northwest Indiana, injuring seven people and damaging at least four homes, police said.

Around 9:30 p.m. in the 900 block of North Arbogast Street, first responders were called to a disturbance involving numerous injuries due to a fireworks accident, authorities said.

A preliminary investigation revealed that seven people were injured and four houses were damaged, police said.

Ten vehicles were also damaged in the incident.

The victims’ condition was unknown as of Sunday afternoon. Police determined that “a private fireworks display at the residence had malfunctioned.”

This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Griffith Police at 219-924-7503. Anonymous tips can be left by calling 219-922-3085.