A man was hospitalized following a fireworks explosion in Azusa Monday evening.
According to authorities, the man was reportedly lighting fireworks in the 18000 block of Glenlyn Drive at around 9 p.m.
He suffered several lacerations to his face and arms, as well as bad burns. However, his injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.
Paramedics took him to the hospital for treatment.
"The guy had blood on his face and a chunk of his head missing," said T. Mia Flores, a neighbor.
Footage from the scene showed the man hunched over in pain as he was tended to at the scene of the incident.
San Dimas Sheriff's Station investigators were still unsure if the man was using the fireworks legally or not, as they continued their investigation into Tuesday morning.
In Montebello, a similar incident.
LA County Fire Department officials said they confiscated roughly 30,000 pounds of illegal fireworks in 2022.
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