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Hand sparklers, which are usually given to kids to wave around, can reach temperatures of 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit at the tip – hot enough to cause third degree burns or permanent disfigurement. (Source: CBS4)

Don’t Let The Start Of New Year Go Up In Smoke

If you plan to bring in the new year with your own homemade fireworks show, be careful. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue reminds all parents to keep an eye on their kids if they are handling fireworks.

12/31/2013

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State Committees To Take Up Bills That Would Lift Fireworks Ban

A pair of state legislative committees will start the new year off with a bang. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee and the House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee are scheduled January 8th to take up bills that would lift a fireworks ban in Florida.

12/29/2013

Lauderhill Fire Rescue

Man Seriously Burned In Lauderhill Fireworks Mishap

A man is recovering, Friday, after an attempt to set-off fireworks went horribly wrong while celebrating the Fourth of July.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

Fireworks over the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. Source: CBS4 News

Fireworks Light Up The Sky Above The Biltmore Hotel

The golf course at the historic Biltmore Hotel started filling up early Thursday afternoon, hours before the schedule Fireworks Spectacular was set to begin.

07/04/2013

The Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York City, NY, USA (Source: Medioimages/Photodisc)

Statue Of Liberty Reopens In Time For 4th Of July

Months after Superstorm Sandy, the Statue of Liberty has reopened just in time for the Fourth of July.

07/04/2013

Yokohama Port Festival 2013 Begins

Catch Fireworks Displays Across S. Florida

It’s that time of year again, the birthday of America. And that means from barbecue to picnics and of course fireworks, there will be plenty of celebrations across South Florida.

CBS Miami–07/04/2013

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Keys Light Up The Sky With Fireworks

If you’re planning to hit the Keys for the Fourth of July be sure to check out the beachside barbecues, picnics, parades and world-class fireworks displays while you’re there.

CBS4–07/04/2013

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4th Of July Travel Expected To Decrease

The Fourth of July holiday weekend has finally arrived and no matter where you’re headed, you’ll have plenty of company this year.

CBS Miami–07/04/2013

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Onboard Floating Barges Tasked With Executing July 4th Fireworks

Next to the Miami Seaquarium, Gary Avins is getting to light up the sky.

CBS4–07/03/2013

The top 10 most popular dog breeds in the United States in 2013, according to the American Kennel Club's registry: #1, Labrador retriever (Photo credit: American Kennel Club)

Fireworks Can Frighten Fido & Fluffy

Fourth of July fireworks may give you a memory you’ll never forget, but for your pets it can be quite the frightening night full of loud noises and the booms and bangs of holiday celebrations.

CBS Miami–07/03/2013

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