Fireworks

A person records with a phone a fireworks display in an empty park on June 24, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough in New York City.
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Maya Rajamani
July 07, 2020 - 5:50 pm
New York City’s illegal fireworks task force has arrested nearly 200 people since it launched near the end of June, according to a report.
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Kelli Wiese
July 04, 2020 - 7:00 am
Dr. Amanda Hoelscher with Key-Whitman Eye Center in Dallas advises to make sure your eyes are protected while watching Fourth of July fireworks.
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RADIO.COM Staff
July 03, 2020 - 8:00 am
Setting off fireworks for July Fourth is an American tradition. But for veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTS), these loud sounds and flashes of light often bring up combat memories and trigger panic attacks, or worse.
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Brooklyn fire fireworks
FDNY
Kimberly Dole
July 02, 2020 - 6:16 pm
Police arrested a man for arson after he allegedly set off fireworks in a driveway that burned down a home in Brooklyn last month.
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Matt Bigler
July 02, 2020 - 5:00 am
Lighting off illegal fireworks is even more dangerous this Fourth of July due to the dry conditions outdoors. Bone dry grass and fireworks tend not to be a good combination. Read more about firework safety now.
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NYPD
NYPD
1010 WINS Newsroom
June 30, 2020 - 7:23 pm
The NYPD has released a photo of a “person of interest” it is seeking in connection with a firework that flew through a window and burned a 3-year-old boy.
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RADIO.COM Staff
June 28, 2020 - 9:59 am
Two men were arrested by FDNY fire marshals for allegedly possessing thousands of dollars’ worth of illegal fireworks amid an explosion in the use of the pyrotechnics citywide.
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The fireworks
FDNY
1010 WINS Newsroom
June 27, 2020 - 7:54 pm
Two men were arrested by FDNY fire marshals for allegedly possessing thousands of dollars’ worth of illegal fireworks amid an explosion in the use of the pyrotechnics citywide.
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Alligators Fireworks
NYC Sheriffs Office
Maya Rajamani
June 25, 2020 - 11:04 am
Ten people on Staten Island were arrested for allegedly transporting dead alligators and possessing illegal fireworks, police said.
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Holly Quan
June 25, 2020 - 7:54 am
Thunderous illegal fireworks displays are lighting up skies, rattling windows and scaring pets, and it’s happening weeks before July 4th with more colorful pyrotechnics than usual.
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