Man injured while setting up fireworks in North Andover

Man injured while setting up fireworks in North Andover
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A firework went off while crews were setting up Sunday night’s fireworks display in North Andover.

One person, a man in his 40s, was injured. He is a licensed fireworks technician, according to a statement from the town.

Members of the North Andover Fire Department and an off-duty firefighter working at the site provided aid. The technician was taken to an area hospital.

“An inspection of the rest of the display by the North Andover Fire Department and the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services confirmed the safety of the display and compliance with all fire protection regulations,” the town’s statement continued.

The fireworks display will continue as scheduled.

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