'The Desert Started Burning' - Fourth of July Fireworks Spark Arizona Wildfire

StoryfulNewsPublished: July 4, 2017
Published: July 4, 2017

A fireworks display in Parker, Arizona, on July 3, held as part of Fourth of July celebrations, threatened to become dangerous when a wildfire broke out amid the pyrotechnical exhibition. The was not the first time there had been an incident during Parker’s Fourth of July celebrations: in 2016, a firefighter was reportedly injured when fireworks exploded on the ground in front of spectators. In the latest incident, the Blue Water Resort Casino, where the fireworks display was held, said the blaze was under control and that no one had been hurt. The source of this video, an employee of the casino, gave a similar report. Credit: Facebook/Gene Smith via Storyful

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