Herbert Truhe, 56, a supervisor in East Penn Township, was seriously injured Friday night when a fireworks display went awry.
Truhe has a business putting on fireworks shows.
He was in charge of the display at PNC Park in Moosic following the baseball game between the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees and the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs.
Also injured was a co-worker, Joseph Mascaro, 48, of Old Forge.
Moosic Fire Chief Chuck Molinaro said the accident happened at about 10:30 p.m. Friday.