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Salina Man Hurt in Fireworks Explosion

KSAL StaffAugust 6, 2018

A Salina man was seriously injured in a fireworks explosion Monday in McPherson County.

Wichita television station KSN reports at around 10:15, deputies responded to Showalter Fireworks located near Inman. They found a  victim who was being treated by EMS for severe injuries.

An explosion occurred while two people were disposing of expired commercial fireworks.

The victim was identified as 39-year-old Jason Ukele of Salina. He was transported to a Wichita hospital.

An investigation is ongoing.  No one else was injured.

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