State Fire Marshal Larry Matkaitis says sparklers and firecrackers can burn at a temperature of more than 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s hot enough to cause third-degree burns.
A 10-year-old St. Louis boy has lost four fingers in a fireworks accident.
St. Louis police say 10-year-old accidentally blew off several fingers.
From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.
Belleville residents must now complete a few quizzes on firework safety in order to shoot off fireworks this year.
The Hill will shoot off fireworks at 7:30 p.m. Saturday a Sublette Park.
After dry conditions forced them to postpone the city’s Independence Day fireworks, predicted rain is now forcing them to cancel.
A St. Louis man accused of shooting at three boys who were setting off fireworks faces criminal charges.
“It happened three minutes into the display” one witness told KMOX News.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.