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Va. Residents Displaced After Two-Alarm Fire

A blaze ignited by fireworks that were improperly extinguished has displaced multiple residents in the Stone Ridge neighborhood of Loudoun County.


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Havre de Grace Cancels Fireworks Display Due to Weather

Havre de Grace has canceled its annual fireworks display scheduled for Sunday due to unfavorable launching conditions.



Md. Teen Suffers Burns From Illegal Fireworks

A 15-year-old girl suffered second-degree burns in Fallston in an explosion involving illegal fireworks.


Spectators line the National Mall from the US Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial to view the Fourth of July Independence Day fireworks display in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

How to Get Around D.C. for Fourth of July

If you’re heading down to D.C. for the Fourth of July holiday, here are the best way to avoid delays and traffic.


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July 4 Fireworks Spark Astonishing Spike In Air Pollution, Study Finds

Fourth of July fireworks spark a temporary 42 percent average increase in air pollution, a new study finds.


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O Say Can You Breathe? Fireworks Pollute Air, Study Says

July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too.


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Personal Fireworks Illegal in Baltimore

The Baltimore City fire chief is reminding residents and visitors that the use of personal fireworks is illegal within the city limits.


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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.


Fireworks explode over the White House January 19, 2004 as part of the 55th presidential inaugural 'Celebration of Freedom' event Washington, DC. Bush will be sworn into serve his second term as President of the United States January 20. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Best D.C. Restaurants With A View Of July 4th’s Fireworks

Washingtonians and tourists flock to The National Mall yearly to enjoy the July 4th festivities and watch the fireworks. Here are a selection of restaurant options where you can dine and take in the fireworks show.


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VRE Running Special July Fourth Train Service to D.C.

Virginia Railway Express is running a special train service on the Fourth of July to help people get to Washington to see the fireworks.