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Man injured after bottle rocket explodes in hand near Chelsea

TAMA COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) — Authorities with the Tama County Sheriff’s Department confirm a man is in the hospital after a disassembles bottle rocket blew up in his hand.

All of this happened last night in rural Chelsea.

The man was taken to the hospital before authorities arrived. No word on the man’s name, or status, today.

Sara Belmont

Assistant News Director

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