"We do caution people against these acts," said Acting Senior Sergeant John Klepczarek of the local police.
Emergency surgeon Dr. McCurdie said the resulting wound looked like "a war injury." The explosion was forced upward, "blasted a great hole in the pelvis, ruptured the urethra, and injured muscles," rendering the man incontinent as well as sexually dysfunctional. He survived to tell the tale, making him eligible for the dubious honor of a Living Darwin Award.
Darwin notes: The title is a play on words, "Safe and Sane" is a brand of legal firework; insane people cannot actually win Darwin Awards (rules) and this winner doesn't show any signs of insanity.