UW Medicine and 'Mike' warn of fireworks injuries, deaths

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UW Medicine and 'Mike' warn of fireworks injuries, deaths

July 2, 2018

Q13 TV shares video of UW Medicine patient injured by fireworks

Michael Spencer lost several fingers and underwent 11 surgeries at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center from a fireworks explosion while he was in Montana last year.  He was holding a shell-and-mortar fireworks over his head when it suddenly exploded.

He shares his story — and offers a warning to others — in a safety video released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and in a video produced at UW Medicine.

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