Minn. man sets off firework in North Dakota bar

Published 10:10 pm Monday, July 24, 2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Authorities said a Minnesota man has been arrested for allegedly setting off a large firework in a North Dakota bar while it was full of people.

The Grand Forks Police Department said the incident occurred early Sunday morning. Police said the 20-year-old Crookston man has been preliminarily charged with offenses including endangering by fire or explosion and criminal mischief.

Officials said the firework caused moderate damage to the inside of the bar and several customers were hit with flying glass.

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North Dakota online court records do not yet list charges against the man in the case.