Fireworks

Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
July 05, 2017 - 3:33 pm
The Wichita fire department responded to four fireworks-related fires on Independence Day and the following morning. Acting fire marshal Stuart Bevis says the worst of those was after midnight Wednesday on Mars Street, west of Douglas & Maize, where fire consumed a garage, resulting in its roof...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
July 05, 2017 - 3:21 pm
Emergency dispatchers in Sedgwick County answered a special fireworks complaints phone number on the first four nights of July, deflecting the burden for emergency calls to 911. Acting Wichita fire marshal Stuart Bevis says the number of complaints went up more than 7% this year. The fireworks...
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Dreamstime
July 05, 2017 - 5:43 am
It was fine, I didn't notice anyone doing anything illegal
39%
People were rude and inconsiderate, firing illegal fireworks too late at night
31%
Maybe the fireworks were illegal and fired too late at night, but they were just having a good time
25%
What's wrong with celebrating, even if it's illegal
6%
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Dreamstime
July 04, 2017 - 9:59 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Fireworks are used to celebrate the birth of our nation, but for anyone who has a complaint about neighbors or others that abusing their use; Wichita has a non-emergency call number in place. Until 3:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5, you can report fireworks abuse to authorities...
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Dreamstime
Steve & Ted mornings
June 27, 2017 - 9:05 am
The rule in Kansas, "Shoot them where you buy them." You can only use fireworks in Wichita that you bought inside the Wichita city limits.
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Wichita Festivals, Inc.
Steve & Ted mornings
June 09, 2017 - 8:57 am
There will be a car show, Randy Newman in concert, crafts, and the closing fireworks.
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