Person loses part of their hand in Morro Bay fireworks accident


An illegal firework, shot off a boat in Morro Bay Thursday night, partially amputated a person’s hand, according to the city’s fire department. 

At about 11:30 p.m., the person shot the firework off a 60-foot fishing boat off of the South T-Pier, the Morro Bay Fire Department stated in a tweet. Illegal fireworks are extremely dangerous and using them in Morro Bay will result in a $1,000 fine, according to officials.