Eight people were treated for fireworks-related injuries Thursday, according to Erlanger Health System.
BY THE NUMBERS
2019: 6 adults and 2 children
2018: 6 adults and no children
2017: 3 adults and 1 child
2016: 11 patients
2015: 8 patients
Of those, six were adults and two were children. Most of the injuries were caused by fireworks and included burns and abrasions to hands and eyes, according to a news release.
It's an increase from previous years when just six people were injured in 2018 and 4 injured in 2017. But the most dangerous year in the past five was 2016 when 11 patients were treated for injuries.
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