Fireworks

WBEN/Photo/Tim Wenger - Fireworks on display at an area BJ's Wholesale Club
Tom Puckett
July 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
Police are prepared to handle complaints about illegal fireworks going off.
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Fireworks is cause of Hillside Avenue fire. July 3, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Fireworks is cause of Hillside Avenue fire. July 3, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 03, 2020 - 11:40 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Buffalo Fire officials believe that fireworks were the cause of a house fire overnight in South Buffalo that caused more than $200,000 in damage.
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Holly Quan
June 25, 2020 - 7:54 am
Thunderous illegal fireworks displays are lighting up skies, rattling windows and scaring pets, and it’s happening weeks before July 4th with more colorful pyrotechnics than usual.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 22, 2020 - 12:00 pm
For states across the country, the Fourth of July will be different this year. Cities had canceled their fireworks display to make people’s social distance to slow the spread of COVID-19. Here are what experts are saying about setting off fireworks.
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Tom Puckett
July 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As we get ready to set off or watch fireworks this week, some pros are getting ready to launch dozens of displays. For Young Explosives, the next two weeks will be busy. "Believe it or not, we will have 200 all over the state, so it starts this week and goes through July 14th,"...
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Tom Puckett
June 28, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Mayor Paul Dyster says Niagara's Choice Federal Credit Union has donated $25,000 to present the city’s 2019 Independence Fireworks Display at Hyde Park as previously scheduled. Mayor Dyster said, “Thanks to our partners at Niagara’s Choice Federal Credit Union and their...
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Tom Puckett
July 05, 2018 - 3:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A crowd of 15,000 packed Canalside Wednesday to see the fireworks. Buffalo Police say that's all the fireworks they dealt with. Captain Jeff Rinaldo says no arrests were made. "These events at Canalside and the Outer Harbor are attended by a vast majority of the residents of the...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
July 05, 2018 - 12:22 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans celebrated Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that expressed pride in their country's 242nd birthday. In Buffalo it was something new and different as the fireworks viewed from Canalside Buffalo...
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Fireworks
Dreamstime
July 04, 2018 - 5:59 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - More fireworks shows tonight in Erie and Niagara Counties. Below are some of the sites, courtesy of Visit Buffalo Niagara Canalside Town of Amherst at Baird Point, University at Buffalo North Campus, Amherst Fantasy Island, 2400 Grand Island Blvd., Grand Island Village of...
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Tom Puckett
July 03, 2018 - 3:36 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As folks get set for the 4th of July holiday, police have some advice for those heading to Canalside. If your plans called to see the fireworks from the Outer Harbor, you're out of luck. "This year, the fireworks display will be launched from a barge in the Buffalo River. As a...
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