Bottle rocket injures boy
GRANDVIEW - Yesterday morning (Thursday), a boy was injured
when a bottle rocket he was holding blew up.
The fireworks accident occurred at about 9 a.m. in the 1500
block of Apricot Road, near Grandview.
Yakima County Sheriff's deputies were called to the scene,
where they discovered at least two juveniles had been launching bottle rockets
from a metal tube.
The youngster who was holding the bottle rocket when it
unexpectedly exploded sustained a severe hand injury. He and his mother were
transported to Prosser Memorial Hospital via ambulance.