Dry Weather Fizzles 4th of July Fireworks Plans

    Fireworks are one of the first things people think about when thinking about 4th of July celebrations.  But Mother Nature is putting a halt to fireworks in festivities in many parts of the country.

    FOX News Radio’s Pam Puso reports:

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    From Utah to Arizona, wildfire fears are fizzling fireworks displays.  The worry, especially acute out West, where crews are already battling several out-of-control blazes.  Residents also being warned not to use fireworks or sparklers in their backyards.

    In the year 2010, fireworks were blamed for more than 15,000 fires and $36 million in property damage.  One fireworks distributor in Indiana says he understands the concern, but says his business has been devastated.

    Pam Puso, FOX News Radio.

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