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BayCare Clinic in the News: 4th of July fireworks safety

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Dr. Nels Rose of BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians is interviewed by WFRV Channel 5 News.

Dr. Nels Rose, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed by three Green Bay area media outlets about staying safe around fireworks over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Rose was interviewed by WBAY Channel 2 News, WFRV Channel 5 News and Fox 11 News.

“A lot of burns, we see eye injuries, we see traumatic injuries to the hands usually related to the explosive type of fireworks,” Rose said during one interview.

“Additionally we see hand injuries, the notorious fingers being blown off,” he said during another interview. “It’s very common when people are (mishandling) fireworks.”

Some of the interviews are available online. Watch them here (WFRV) and here (WLUK).

Published: Friday, July 1, 2022