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Vernal police investigate fireworks-related injuries

First Published Jul 07 2014 09:19 am • Last Updated Jul 07 2014 09:40 pm

Vernal police confirmed Monday that they are investigating a Fourth of July incident in which lit fireworks exploded within a crowd, causing minor injuries to two adults and a child.

Assistant Police Chief Keith Campbell said officers were looking into whether fireworks were deliberately tossed or fired into a group of people celebrating at Vernal City Park.

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The injured were treated at the scene by medical personnel and released.

Police ask anyone with information on those responsible to call VPD at 435-789-4222.


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