Fireworks accidentally launched into Sterling Heights garage

Several injured including 8-year-old girl when fireworks explode on ground

By Ian Vickers - Producer

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - Fourth of July celebrations took an unfortunate turn at one Sterling Heights home.

Police tell Local 4 fireworks were being set off in the middle of Steel Drive when one of the projectile tubes fell over. The tube then launched the fireworks into a nearby garage where people were standing.

Viewer video: Fireworks explosion in Sterling Heights

Three adults and an 8-year-old girl suffered minor burns. The back windows of a van were blown out as well.

The person who ignited the fireworks was ticketed.

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