Grand Haven man starts house fire with fireworks

Updated: Saturday, July 5 2014, 06:32 PM EDT
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GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A house fire in Grand Haven starts while the homeowner tries to make his own fireworks.

Police say it happened around 11 a.m. Friday, in the 600 block of Columbus St.

Investigators tell Newschannel 3 the homeowner was using black powder to make homemade fireworks -- when it exploded. He suffered burns to his arm.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire on the second floor of the home. The fire remains under investigation.Grand Haven man starts house fire with fireworks
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