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Doctor: Be extra cautious with fireworks, sparklers on July 4th weekend

Dr. Francis Winski told News 12 traumatic injuries are on the rise this year and that the hospital saw a record number of cases last year and are expecting, even more this year.

News 12 Staff

Jul 2, 2022, 6:28 PM

Updated 686 days ago

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A Westchester Medical Center doctor is advising parents to be extra cautious with fireworks and sparklers for July 4th weekend.
Dr. Francis Winski told News 12 traumatic injuries are on the rise this year and that the hospital saw a record number of cases last year and are expecting, even more this year.
Winski adds sparklers can reach up to 2,000 degrees and burn through metal.
News 12’s Nikita Ramos has more on this story.


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