BBC Home > BBC News > England

Firework explodes in man's face

10 November 07 10:45 GMT

A man is being treated in hospital for burns after a firework exploded in his face at a wedding party.

The man was at the wedding in Astley Bridge, Bolton, Greater Manchester, on Friday when the firework exploded, burning his face, hands and arms.

Ambulance crews were called at about 2230 BST and the man was taken to hospital for treatment.

Greater Manchester Police said it was believed to be an accident and are warning people to take care.

Related BBC sites