14 injured at California fireworks show

Posted at: 07/05/2013 3:28 AM | Updated at: 07/05/2013 3:36 AM
By: Associated Press | WHEC.com

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At least 14 people have been injured because of malfunctioning fireworks at an annual 4th of July show northwest of Los Angeles.
Police Cmdr. John Parks says a detonation occurred about 9:20 p.m. Thursday at the city-run Fireworks Extravaganza located in a large community park in Simi Valley. It wasn't clear how many people were in attendance but Parks says the event usually attracts several thousand revelers.
A public safety dispatcher with the Ventura County Fire Department says more than a dozen people are being taken to area hospitals with minor to moderate injuries.
Simi Valley is about 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

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