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Fireworks offer fun but also danger

Monday, June 28, 2010

Gavin May, manager of May Brothers Fireworks in Miner, stocks the shelves in preparation of the Fourth of July. May, along with local fire and healthcare professionals, say as long those using fireworks exercise caution, it's possible to have both a fun and safe holiday.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
Using caution with fireworks can ensure a fun and safe holiday


SIKESTON -- Fireworks are part of many families' Fourth of July celebration, and local officials remind them to exercise caution if shooting their own displays this holiday.

"It's always a fun time to be shooting fireworks and a way to celebrate the birth of our country, but you should always be safe, too," said Gavin May, manager of May Brothers Fireworks in Miner.

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