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Published: Wednesday, 7/5/2006

Fireworks injure man, destroy part of home

Fourth of July celebrations destroyed the bedroom of a Silverdale Drive home and sent the homeowner to the hospital last night, authorities said.

A firework flew through an open window at 5533 Silverdale and ignited a bed, Toledo Fire Battalion Chief Dennis Facer said. The unidentified man was taken to Toledo Hospital about 10 p.m. His injuries were described as not life-threatening.

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