As fireworks proliferate, injuries haven't. What does that say about safety? The fireworks display that went horribly awry at a Pelham, N.H., home on July 3 – reportedly injuring 11, including five children – has prompted some calls for a rethinking of liberal fireworks laws. Fireworks stores banking on parties and other special occasions for year-round success Phantom Fireworks features an arsenal of colorfully packaged mortars, firecrackers and rockets. Fireworks cap Independence Day Cascading fireworks Wednesday night capped an Independence Day in which new citizens took the oath of allegiance and volunteers helped those affected by deadly storms and a heat wave. Fireworks injuries fewer, but still serious EVERETT -- At least a dozen people in Snohomish County were treated in hospital emergency rooms for fireworks injuries over the Fourth of July holiday, officials said Thursday. Fireworks complaints down in Boulder area over Fourth of July Boulder police received 31 fireworks calls over the Fourth of July holiday period this week -- 92 fewer calls than last year -- and issued two citations. Wildfire: West cities ban fireworks; blazes grow Parts of Colorado celebrated Independence Day sans fireworks with some communities banning the holiday displays to guard against the further spread of wildfire across the region. Worldwide boom: San Diego fireworks get 4 million YouTube views What was the most viewed YouTube video in the U.S. this week? That would be a 30-second video of the infamous San Diego fireworks fiasco at Big Bay Boom, when a malfunction at an elaborately choreographed 17-minute show set off all the fireworks at the same time. Fireworks spotted by space telescopes Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: The flash of an earthly fireworks display can be over in an instant — sometimes literally — but the show is longer lasting in outer space. Company investigating San Diego fireworks fiasco Computer glitch caused a 20-minute San Diego fireworks spectacular to explode all at once in a matter of seconds Fireworks misfire, go up all at once A San Diego fireworks display exploded into a big ball that fizzled after a few seconds, botching the show and sending some terrified spectators fleeing into the night.
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