Wind pushes fireworks tent across south Fort Myers parking lot; injures 4

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Brooke Shafer/WINK

Four people were injured Tuesday afternoon after wind pushed a fireworks tent across a parking lot on U.S. 41, according to a spokesperson for South Trail Fire & Rescue District.

The tent went across two lanes in the parking lot of a Walmart at the intersection of Six Mile Cypress and U.S. 41, according to an employee.

Four people were inside the tent when a storm came through, according to an employee. A car was also damaged.

Three people were taken to the hospital, but the severity of their injuries were unclear.

No further information was immediately available.

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