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Oshtemo Fire Officials say do-it-yourself fireworks explosion has injured 3 men

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OSHTEMO (WKZO) -- Fire officials say three men were injured in a fireworks mishap when the homemade cannon one of them was loading, exploded prematurely.

It happened at a home in the 300 block of 8th Street Friday evening. The three suffered burns, one of them also has respiratory issues and another had eye injuries.

It was apparently a family tradition that had been part of the family’s 4th of July celebrations for years.