SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A firecracker exploded in a woman’s hands in San Francisco on Saturday night, blowing off some of her fingers, police said.

The 28-year-old woman was lighting candles inside a parked motor home at 10:20 p.m. when she picked up what she thought was another candle, police said.

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It was actually a firecracker, and when she lit it, it exploded in her hands. Her injuries were not life-threatening.

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The motor home was parked in lot at San Bruno Avenue and Division Street, police said. She was transported to San Francisco General Hospital.

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