LANCASTER – A boy was airlifted to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles after a fireworks-related incident in Lancaster, authorities said.
The boy was injured around 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 4, in the area of West Avenue J-9 and Beech Street, said Lt. R. Cartmill of the sheriff’s Lancaster station.
The boy suffered a serious injury to one of his hands, said Deputy Trina Schrader of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
However, the boy’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, officials said.
The boy was not identified and his age was not immediately available. No further information was released on the incident.
The sheriff’s arson-explosives unit took over the investigation.