Hazelwood's July 4 Fireworks Display Up in the Air
Hazelwood officials are still considering safety issues related to the dry, hot weather before giving the final ‘go ahead’ on its July 4th Fireworks Display.
In an effort to balance the need to protect the safety of audience members and nearby residential properties with the decision to proceed with the City’s Fourth of July pyro-musical fireworks display, Hazelwood officials are carefully looking at how the heat and lack of rain may affect the upcoming holiday.
They are also considering how the drought conditions might impact the community, given the fact they will be dealing with drifting fallout from 1,700 aerial shells launched during the program.
White Birch Park is a unique venue in that it provides a more intimate setting for annual fireworks show. It also gives the Hazelwood Fire Department a more complicated situation to manage in regards to the exposure created by a nearby wooded area.
Hazelwood officials plan to make their final decision on whether the fireworks show is a go or not on Monday, July 2.
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