Stories tagged: fireworks
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Local fire fighters issued 22 citations in Spokane on Independence Day holiday and received hundreds of firework related calls leading up to it.
Thu., July 5, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
Twenty-four people were killed and at least 49 injured Thursday when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City, according to officials.
Wed., July 4, 2018, 4 a.m.
For spectators at this year’s July Fourth fireworks show at Riverfront Park, little more is required than to just show up. But for Dale Cyr
Wed., July 4, 2018, 4 a.m.
Every Fourth of July, firefighters around the country remind Americans not to injure or kill themselves by patriotically blowing things up. Last year, about 262 Washingtonians did not heed the …
Tue., July 3, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Americans’ fervor for Fourth of July fireworks has some unfortunate side effects.
Sat., June 30, 2018
Fireworks are illegal to sell and use in most of Spokane County, and law enforcement asks that violations of the ban be reported to Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.
Fri., June 29, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked Klickitat County from shutting down fireworks stands operating on tribal land in the county.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
Fireworks are a must on the Fourth of July. Whether you are looking to enjoy live music, a cold beer with friends or a more quiet evening of celebration, there …
Thu., June 7, 2018, 8:12 a.m.
The Boise Fire Department says it will seek restitution from the vendors and the users if illegal aerial fireworks spark a blaze in the city.
UPDATED: Mon., April 9, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Silverwood Theme Park is canceling its annual Fourth of July fireworks show amid concerns about fire danger.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Montana Resources and Atlantic Richfield Company’s growing arsenal of migratory bird tools were recently put to use to scare about 1,100 birds off of the Berkeley Pit.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
A man was arrested Sunday afternoon in connection with a fire started in a field near Second Avenue and South Pittsburg Street in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.
Sat., July 8, 2017
Camping on Independence Day weekend can mean enduring a thoughtless stranger’s ill-timed fireworks.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Federal investigators have recovered a large portion of the more than $21,000 in professional fireworks and equipment stolen a day before the city of Great Falls’ planned July 4 fireworks …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
This year’s Fourth of July in the Inland Northwest appeared to be quiet, and not particularly dangerous or smoke-and-fire-filled, though it did feature its fair share of spooked dogs and …
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Many Spokane residents weren’t deterred by Riverfront Park construction and came downtown to watch the annual fireworks display.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Authorities say one boy lost two fingers and another was hit in the arm with shrapnel in a fireworks accident southeast of Seattle in Auburn.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Americans are celebrating their country’s 241st birthday with big-time fireworks, small-town parades and the quirky spectacle of competitive hot dog eating.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
About 40 people were evacuated and Tieton Road is closed at Klockhammer Road due to a brush fire of several hundred acres that continues to burn outside town, authorities said.
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
On the Fourth of July teenagers are most likely to be injured launching homemade fireworks, adults by shell-and-mortar explosives and children by errant rockets.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Spokane fire crews will patrol the city this weekend through Independence Day, potentially issuing $536 fines to those caught shooting off illegal fireworks.
Fri., June 30, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Fireworks are the main attraction on the Fourth of July. But with construction, both in Riverfront Park and on streets nearby, you may be looking for a new spot to …
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
A new Idaho Attorney General’s opinion undercuts a legal argument that a couple of southwestern Idaho businesses have been using for years to justify selling illegal aerial fireworks to customers …
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
It’s illegal for people to buy aerial fireworks in Idaho without a special use permit, the Idaho Attorney General’s Office said in an opinion released Tuesday.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
The number of fireworks at the annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration in Idaho Falls is primed to double.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
The annual Fourth of July fireworks show at the Josephine County Fairgrounds in Grants Pass has been canceled.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 10:46 a.m.
An errant firecracker landed on a cache of fireworks and touched off a powerful explosion at a home in central Mexico, killing at least 12 people and injuring 30 more, …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
A Michigan woman was arrested Wednesday night, accused of choking a high school girl during a fireworks display at Disney’s Magic Kingdom after the teenager and her friends wouldn’t sit …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
A 19-year-old man accused of sparking a Boise-area wildfire that destroyed one home and threatened dozens more has pleaded guilty.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
An Idaho House committee voted down legislation Monday to ban the sale of illegal aerial fireworks in Idaho – even though they’re illegal to use in the state, under current …