PHILADELPHIA - Police say a 12-year-old boy had both hands partially blown off after he attempted to light a firework and it ignited in his hands in the city's Summerdale section.
It happened around 6 p.m. Monday at the Edward Houseman Rec Center on the 5000 block of Summerdale Avenue.
The boy was taken to Einstein Medical Center where his condition is unknown at this time.
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