Tuesday, June 23, 2020
KANSAS CITY NEIGHBORHOODS CONFRONT FIREWORKS HAZARD AS CORONAVIRUS CANCELS DISPLAYS!!!
This Summer, fireworks stands are one of the few places still doing a brisk biz as locals are literally burning through their federal stimulus money.
Listen closely and locals can already hear a few party people popping off fireworks into the night . . . To be fair, some of that notice might be gunshots.
However . . .
KANSAS CITY FIREWORKS ARE BLOWING UP STREETS THIS SUMMER 2020!!!
It doesn't really matter, and never has, that these small time explosions are prohibited within city limits. Illegal fireworks are a cowtown tradition and this year there will be a surge in celebrating American Independence Day by way of cheap Chinese pyrotechnics.
As always, there's a lot of blame to go around and these links offer a good roundup of the situation . . . Checkit:
Fox4: With many July 4th shows canceled, officials fear a spike in amateur fireworks accidents
KMBC: Fireworks sales increase as interest in home displays grow
Developing . . .