Fireworks

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The Worst of Last Night's Firework Disasters

Cities and towns all over America lit up the skies with their Fourth of July fireworks shows, but not all of them were so delightful.

Myanmar's 2012 Balloon Festival Experiences a Flaming Hiccup

In Southeast Asia, the Hindenburg makes a hair-raising encore.

Nation's Capital Ushers in the Holidays with an Exploding Christmas Tree

Next up: a rocket-propelled menorah?

Palm-Tree Fires: Nature's Tiki Torches

An L.A. firefighter explains how bottle rockets are often to blame when palms catch fire.

A Practical Guide to 4th of July Fireworks Etiquette

Don't, for example, ingest fireworks. Do dive on top of blasters aimed straight for the crowds.