7 individuals hospitalized after firework event at CumberlandFest

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Credit: Cumberland Fire Department’s Facebook.

CUMBERLAND, R.I. (WLNE)– The Cumberland Fire Department stated 7 individuals were required to the health center after a fireworks show breakdown at a celebration Saturday night.

The event taken place throughout CumberlandFest at Diamond Hill Park simply after 10 p.m.

Fire Chief Nicholas Anderson stated the event belonged to the expert screen. While the program was taking place, “a single projectile from the screen malfunctioned and did not take a trip on its designated trajectory.” He continued, “This led to the gadget landing on the ground in area of viewers.”

Public security teams reacted and 3 ambulances were contacted us to the scene.

4 kids and 3 grownups were required to Hasbro Kid’s Health center however are anticipated to be okay.

The Rhode Island State Fire Marshal’s workplace was right away contacted us to the scene and is examining the event.

The Cumberland Fire Department advised individuals to constantly have an escape prepare for public events. They recommended to constantly understand the nearby exit.