Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Residents of Oak Creek and Waukesha may have been disappointed with the brevity of the fireworks in their communities, cut short by grass fires. Could have been worse. They could have been in San Diego: One of the nation’s biggest July 4th firework displays turned into a 15-second bust after a “premature ignition” caused pyrotechnics […]

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Jim Stingl in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote about a 13-year-old girl living in Milwaukee who mistook an explosive for a candle. Her aunt was cooking something that smelled like onions, and Nyshenia didn’t like the odor. So she lighted a festively colored cylinder that she thought was a scented candle. When the wick began […]