A teenager was injured in a fireworks accident Saturday night near Arlington.

Washington County sheriff's deputies and Arlington Rescue responded to the incident at approximately 9:45 p.m. at 1451 County Road 36.

Capt. Aaron Brensel said a 14-year-old boy, who was supervised by his parents, was lighting fireworks when an artillery shell he dropped into a tube went off prematurely.

"He was burned on his left rib cage and forearm," Capt. Brensel said.

The teenager was transported to Methodist Fremont Health. Brensel said a status update was not available.

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