Florida Man Burned After Fireworks Explode Inside Car

A man has been burned after fireworks exploded inside a parked car in St. Petersburg, Florida, setting the vehicle on fire.

St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue spokesman Lt. Joel Granata says someone in the back seat of the vehicle tried hurling a mortar at a group of people Thursday night.

The mortar apparently exploded along with several other fireworks in the car.

The man was hospitalized, but his condition was not known.