8-year-old girl from Pharr injured in fireworks accident

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An 8-year-old girl was injured by fireworks Sunday afternoon, according to the city of Pharr. 

At about 5 p.m. Sunday, Pharr fire and EMS officials responded to a fireworks accident involving an 8-year-old girl on the south side of Pharr. 

The girl was sent to McAllen Medical Center with serious head trauma due to a projectile from fireworks, according to a news release from the city. 

The girl is in stable condition, according to officials. 

Pharr officials remind the public that fireworks are not permitted in the city. 

Fines range from $200 to $1,000.  


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