2 injured when firework explodes unexpectedly on dock - FOX 35 News Orlando

2 injured when firework explodes unexpectedly on dock

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MELBOURNE, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) -

Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries Thursday night when a private fireworks display blew up on a Brevard County dock.

Brevard County Fire Rescue said just after 9 p.m., a firework discharged unexpectedly near a group of people on a dock on the 4800 block of N. Highway 1 in Melbourne.

A man and woman jumped into the water after the blast. Both suffered serious injuries and were airlifted to an area trauma/burn center.

Their names have not been released.

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