Two people treated for fireworks burns

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An attempt to make a mega firework sends two males to the hospital with injuries.

Neighbors say they heard a loud boom that rattled the windows. Soon after two men were rushed to the hospital.

 It happened in a backyard at 58th and Stockwell a little after 10:30 Tuesday night.

Fire officials say the males involved piled a bunch of fireworks together in attempt to make a huge explosion. The fireworks did go off.

Two males were taken to the hospital with second and third degree burns.

The Bureau of Fire Prevention is still investigating the incident.

We will bring you the latest information as soon as it becomes available.