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Med Bow sparkles

Medicine Bow provides safe, supervised place for fireworks, has show after delay


Mike Armstrong

Waiting for the fireworks was half the fun for some kids.

The wind was gusty on the evening of July 4 in Medicine Bow as the dusk was closing in. It was blowing hard enough the town's fire department felt it would be wise to move the fireworks from their original set up to make sure there would be no chance of a fire from sparks being sent out past the perimeter they had deemed safe.

This delay saw families play with sparklers and assorted other small fireworks. The crowd waited patiently until the music started at around 10 p.m. The music played for about a minute and there was nothing in the sky. The music went dead.

The crowd was told there w...

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