HONOLULU (KHNL) -- The Honolulu Emergency Medical Services Division responded to five separate injuries directly related to the New Year's Eve firework celebration within a two-hour span.
The first incident happened at 10:18 PM. EMS officials responded to a female patient in Waianae suffering from firework burns to the hand. She was treated and released at the scene.
At 10:26 PM, EMS transfered a man in his 30's from the Pali Momi Medical Center to the Straub Clinic and Hospital. The man was in serious condition suffering from firework related burns to about 20% of his body.
At 11:41 PM, EMS treated and released a female patient on Alewa Drive suffering from firework burns to the hand.
At 12:02 AM, EMS treated and released a man in his 30's suffering from unknown injuries related to fireworks.
At 12:04 AM, EMS transported a woman in her 30's to Straub Clinic and Hospital in stable condition. She was experiencing difficulty breathing due to firework smoke exposure.