Teenager dies from fireworks explosion in Fort Worth
Fort Worth FD, MedStar, and PD all responded to a series of firework injury calls last night. Unfortunately, one incident resulted in the death of a teenager.
Officials say a 19-year-old male died at an apartment complex after a fireworks explosion impacted his chest. He was rushed to the hospital, but died as a result of his injuries. The incident occurred in the 4800 block of Virgil Street.
Fire officials say there were four (4) additional fireworks incidents that resulted in significant traumatic injuries. Firefighters also responded to five (5) structure fires.