Fireworks

CHICAGO | Official: Fireworks, cigarettes may have caused deadly blaze

CHICAGO— Investigators seeking the cause of Chicago’s deadliest fire in well over a decade were searching the porch area where the blaze started for evidence of fireworks, cigarettes or other smoking materials, a fire official said Monday. Fire department spokesman Larry Langford said children had been known to have set off fireworks from the porch … Continue reading CHICAGO | Official: Fireworks, cigarettes may have caused deadly blaze

NEW YORK | Americans celebrate July 4 with fireworks, parades, salutes

NEW YORK — With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that express pride in their country’s 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday will also be marked with a sense of a United States divided for some — evidenced by competing televised events in the nation’s capital. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Americans celebrate July 4 with fireworks, parades, salutes

NEW YORK | Americans celebrating Independence Day with food, fireworks

NEW YORK  — With fireworks thundering across night skies and backyard barbecues, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that express pride in their country’s 242nd birthday. But this quintessential American holiday will also be marked with a sense of a United States divided for some — evidenced by competing televised events … Continue reading NEW YORK | Americans celebrating Independence Day with food, fireworks

NEBRASKA | Six state recreation areas will allow fireworks on July 4

LINCOLN, Neb. – Visitors to six state recreation areas will be allowed to touch off fireworks on Independence Day, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.  Those visitors should always use caution when lighting fireworks. Branched Oak State Recreation Area (SRA) near Malcolm, Fort Kearny SRA near Kearney, Memphis SRA near Memphis, Fremont SRA … Continue reading NEBRASKA | Six state recreation areas will allow fireworks on July 4

Fireworks, crystal ball help usher in 2018 around the world

January 1, 2018   (AP)(STL.News) —From spectacular fireworks in Hong Kong and Australia to a huge LED lightshow at the world’s tallest building in Dubai, a look at how revelers around the world are ringing in 2018: LAS VEGAS Las Vegas police officers surrounded hundreds of thousands of tourists gathered to welcome the new year on the Strip, … Continue reading Fireworks, crystal ball help usher in 2018 around the world

Revelers around the world ring in 2018, say bye to the old

December 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News)-A look at how people around the world are ringing in 2018: Spectacular fireworks have lit up the skies in Hong Kong, Australia and elsewhere in Asia as revelers ring in 2018. A look at how people around the world are marking the end of the year: VATICAN Bidding 2017 farewell, Pope … Continue reading Revelers around the world ring in 2018, say bye to the old

Public fireworks shows are safest way to enjoy July 4th fireworks

June 28, 2017 (STL.News) As Missourians prepare for Fourth of July celebrations, many will be thinking of the thrills that come with fireworks.  Few consider that across the nation July 4th is the busiest day of the year for fires; or that almost one-half of those fires are related to fireworks. The Division of Fire … Continue reading Public fireworks shows are safest way to enjoy July 4th fireworks