Fireworks

July 05, 2019 - 10:09 pm
Fireworks are being blamed on a house fire in Saline County. It happened late Thursday night in Smolan, south of Salina. Police say the homeowner placed fireworks debris in a cardboard box, and then stored the box in a garage. The fire destroyed the home and two SUV's. The damage was estimated at $...
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June 30, 2019 - 6:56 pm
Fireworks are cosidered one of the hallmarks of a great Independence Day celebration, but for others, those loud noises can bring back some tough memories. For veterans, hearing fireworks shot off can bring back memories of their days in combat. They are obviously aware that the 4th of July is...
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Steve & Ted
June 28, 2019 - 8:49 am
Steve and Ted get an update on Sedgwick County's fireworks rules from Sedgwick County Fire Marshal Dan Wegner.
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Steve & Ted
June 27, 2019 - 8:40 am
Steve and Ted talk about the rules and the enforcement plan. Plus a local and national news and sports update.
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May 22, 2018 - 1:08 pm
Capitol Federal – True Blue® for over 125 years – is proud to sponsor the fireworks, which will begin directly following the Spirit AeroSystems Rockin’ on the River Concert, or 10:45 p.m. whichever comes first. Location: Viewing along the Arkansas River from Maple/ Waterman to 1st St Experience...
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February 20, 2019 - 7:36 pm
A Lawrence man has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for shooting and wounding a girl, 17, as several people shot fireworks at him. Rashan Gill, 21, apologized at Tuesday's hearing, saying through tears that he "will never forget" what happened and that he could have killed the girl. In the...
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August 07, 2018 - 4:56 am
A 39-year-old man was seriously injured after a fireworks explosion Monday in Mcpherson County north of Hutchinson. According to the McPherson County Sheriff's Office, around 10:15 a.m. deputies responded to 76 Plum Avenue. They found a 39-year-old victim who was being treated by EMS for severe...
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July 11, 2018 - 10:00 am
Officials say fireworks injured more than 130 people in Kansas during the week of the Fourth of July. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says the injuries were reported by emergency departments throughout the state. Sedgwick County had the most injuries, with 38, followed by Shawnee...
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Kansas Department of Health and Environment
July 10, 2018 - 4:30 pm
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) reports that at least 133 fireworks-related injuries occurred in the state over the Independence Day holiday week (July 1– 7). The injuries, varying in severity, were reported by emergency departments throughout the state to the Kansas...
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