Nine-year-old girl loses two fingers after illegal M-80 firework explodes in ...

Nine-year-old girl loses two fingers and is left in a critical condition after illegal 'M-80' firework she found at home explodes in her hands A Pennsylvania nine-year-old girl is in critical conditional after an illegal firework exploded in her hands early Sunday morning The child found the explosive in her Kensington home and it denoted in her hands, causing her to lose two fingers and covering her in blood Neighbors reported hearing the loud boom, seeing smoke come from the girl's home and hearing screams Authorities believe the child possibly found an illegal M-80 explosive, a tiny but powerful firecracker   Police were in the area on Monday hoping to get a search warrant to see if there are more illegal fireworks in the home  As of Monday the girl is in intensive care at St. Christopher's hospital  

By Marlene Lenthang For Dailymail.com

Published: 18:30 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 18:43 BST, 1 July 2019

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A nine-year-old girl is in critical condition after an illegal firework found in her home exploded in her hands, causing her to lose two fingers and leaving her covered in blood.  

The dangerous blast took place on early Sunday morning in her Kensington, Pennsylvania home and was so loud the entire neighborhood could hear it. 

Witnesses reported seeing smoke come from the girl's home and hearing screams. 

'It was like a loud boom, it was so loud, I heard it in the back room,' neighbor Judith Sierra who lives across the street said to ABC. 'There was smoke coming out of the house. Then the neighbor was pushing the door real hard to

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