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PHOTOS: Fireworks safety demonstrated in Concord

  • Shawn Allison (right), of Atlas PyroVision, prepares fireworks before a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The event was organized by the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs.<br/><br/>(TAEHOON KIM / Monitor staff)

    Shawn Allison (right), of Atlas PyroVision, prepares fireworks before a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The event was organized by the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs.

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  • A watermelon is blown up during a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The event was organized by the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs. <br/><br/>(TAEHOON KIM / Monitor staff)

    A watermelon is blown up during a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The event was organized by the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs.

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  • Investigator Andrew Lubrano checks a detonated firework during a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The event was organized by the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs.<br/><br/>(TAEHOON KIM / Monitor staff)

    Investigator Andrew Lubrano checks a detonated firework during a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The event was organized by the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs.

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  • Shawn Allison (right), of Atlas PyroVision, prepares fireworks before a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The event was organized by the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs.<br/><br/>(TAEHOON KIM / Monitor staff)
  • A watermelon is blown up during a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The event was organized by the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs. <br/><br/>(TAEHOON KIM / Monitor staff)
  • Investigator Andrew Lubrano checks a detonated firework during a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The event was organized by the New Hampshire State Fire Marshal's Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs.<br/><br/>(TAEHOON KIM / Monitor staff)

The New Hampshire State Fire Marshal’s Office and the New Hampshire Association of Fire Chiefs held a consumer fireworks safety demonstration for members of the media in Concord on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The demonstration was cut short due to heavy rain.

Even an idiot would know if you block a rocket from going up in the air, you're asking for trouble.

What does this prove? Nobody lights off fireworks like that, except our State "experts", in order to demonstrate how dangerous they are. I can demonstrate how dangerous an orange is, if I deliberately misuse it in order to show the potential hazard.

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