Skip to comments.Firework explodes into crowd in Pa., injuring 11
Posted on 07/05/2010 11:45:54 AM PDT by JoeProBono
PALMYRA, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a firework exploded into a crowd gathered for a town Fourth of July celebration in central Pennsylvania, injuring 11 people.
Palmyra Borough police say a charge misfired, and material exploded into the nearby crowd at Palmyra Middle School and across a football field.....
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Great! Obama will use this as an excuse to outlaw them forever.
No surprise; incidents of this sort happen every year. Last night the fireworks shoot I was monitoring had a misfire inside one of the shooting tubes. Blew the tube and the rack all to hell and threw them and the wooden shards about 30 feet away.
Explosives are inherently dangerous and are not toys. That’s why you [should] have trained, experienced people with a generous fall-out zone and lots of insurance money perfoming these. Even so, accidents happen.