Madison policec arrested a man Wednesday after receiving reports of an intoxicated man setting off fireworks.

Kenneth G. Ledbetter, of Madison, was arrested on a charge of public intoxication.

Maj. Jeremey Perkins of the Madison Police Department said Ledbetter lit a device and attempted to throw it when it exploded in his hand.

"He was then taken to the hospital because of his injury to his hand," Perkins said.

The incident occured at 5:36 p.m. Ledbetter's initial hearing in court will be Friday.