Explosion injures 1 in Wake Forest - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Explosion injures 1 in Wake Forest

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WAKE FOREST, N.C. -

The Wake County Sheriff's Office is investigating an explosion Saturday night at a fireworks business on Wait Avenue in Wake Forest.

The sheriff's office says Paul Baldree, 54, was burning copper wire and disposing of old fireworks when the explosion happened.

Baldree was taken to WakeMed for treatment.

The sheriff's office says Baldree operates a pyrotechnics business called S & W Productions.

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