Great American Ball Park will see fireworks tonight; information released on Sunday's accident

Officials with Great American Ball Park tell FOX19 that there will be fireworks at the game Monday night and there is no threat to the public.

New information has been released on Sunday's fireworks accident at Great American Ball Park that left a member of the Rozzi Fireworks Team in the hospital.

The State Fire Marshal has not yet figured out what caused the accident. Investigators are conducting interviews with witnesses, first responders and company leaders.

Authorities have talked with Justin Seedle, the Fireworks Technician who was hurt. FOX19 is told that he will be OK.

The State Fire Marshal's Office released the following information:

  • The Division of State Fire Marshal, along with local authorities, is continuing its investigation of yesterday's fireworks incident at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati.
  • During the sixth inning, a fireworks-related incident occurred that injured one fireworks technician.
  • Investigators have not yet made a determination as to what caused the incident.
  • SFM investigators have completed their examination of the scene and are conducting interviews with witnesses, first responders and company officials. Investigators have not yet been able to speak with the injured technician due to his medical condition.
  • In addition, investigators have taken some parts of the fireworks controllers for further examination and analysis.
  • The investigation is being conducted by the Division of State Fire Marshal and the Cincinnati Fire Department. Representatives of Rozzi Fireworks and the Cincinnati Reds are cooperating with investigators.

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