Four people suffered injuries related to fireworks and Chinese lanterns used in New Year celebrations across Greater Manchester.
In a fifth incident, a Chinese lantern landed on a garden shed and destroyed the timber shed and its contents.
The incidents took place in Wigan, Bolton, Trafford and Salford in the early hours of January 1.
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