(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A Taco Bell employee was arrested on Monday in Nashville, Tennessee after she and her coworkers allegedly set off fireworks inside the restaurant, causing the building to catch fire as they watched from afar and accidentally locked themselves out. The incident occurred... Read More.
Clearfield, PA - Unsurprisingly over the past few days, police throughout the area responded to complaints about fireworks being set off. That includes in Clearfield Borough, where officers received multiple calls about fireworks being set off within the borough limits. Clearfield Borough Police also received a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A mishap involving fireworks on the Fourth of July took the life of Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Matiss Kivlenieks, investigators said. First responders in Oakland County, Michigan, rushed to the scene of the incident Sunday night where they found the 24-year-old injured,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A man has died after in a tragic fireworks accident after a mortar shell exploded inside of a firework tube, sending shrapnel into the man’s body and killing him on site. The incident occurred at approximately 12:20 a.m. on Sunday, July 4,... Read More.
(OCEAN CITY, Maryland) -- A Fourth of July fireworks celebration in Ocean City, Maryland, was canceled after some rockets ignited prematurely and shocked a crowd of beachgoers. Firefighters responded to a call to the beach in the morning to discover fireworks going off. Beachgoers were... Read More.
LOS ANGELES -- A 27-year-old man was charged Saturday with illegally transporting tons of explosives he purchased in Nevada — including several that left a trail of destruction and injuries after they blew up in a Los Angeles neighborhood. Arturo Ceja III faces the federal... Read More.
Allentown, PA – As millions of Pennsylvanians prepare to celebrate Independence Day, State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego joined local leaders and the Burn Prevention Network (BPN) in urging residents to take the necessary steps to protect both their loved ones and property. “We say it... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Wildfire scientists and fire officials are pleading with people to forego fireworks this Fourth of July, as unprecedented heat waves and drought conditions have elevated fire risk in the western United States. In an open letter published this week in The Conversation,... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- At least 17 people were injured by a massive explosion Wednesday night following the Los Angeles Police Department's attempts to detonate a cache of illegal fireworks in South Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Soon after the explosion, Arturo Cejas,... Read More.
Time to celebrate! After last year's display was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Macy's has announced that its 45th annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular will return this summer. There will be five fireworks-loaded barges on the East River for the big event. If you're looking... Read More.