3 injured by D.C. fireworks
Jul 05,2007 00:00 by UPI

WASHINGTON -- Unused fireworks ignited after the Wednesday evening fireworks display in Washington, injuring three employees.

The U.S. Park Police said one of the workers was flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital with serious burns, CNN reported. A second employee with minor burns was transported by ambulance, while the third employee was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

The accident occurred at what police called a "fire pit" used for the fireworks show, police said.

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