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July 4th brought a large number of firework, campfire and grill injuries to hospitals

Author Fox 31 | Channel 2 | Publish Date July 5, 2021

This long holiday weekend, doctors at the UCHealth Burn Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus are seeing an increase in the number of fireworks, campfire and grill injuries.

“The number of burn injuries has gone substantially up compared what I’ve seen in years past,” said Dr. Patrick Duffy, a UCHealth burn surgeon. He said the last two years have been particularly busy.