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Truck returning from Ohio fireworks show explodes in New York

NewsBreak – Ohio State

By Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

July 4, 2021

PEMBROKE, N.Y. — A truck on its way back from a fireworks display in Ohio exploded Saturday night in New York.

Pembroke Volunteer Fire Co. said crews arrived to find fireworks exploding while the box truck was in flames, WGRZ reported.

“All of a sudden (the driver) saw sparks coming out of the back of the truck,” Pembroke Assistant Fire Chief Edwin Mileham said. “And then he heard some loud bangs out of the back of the truck. He pulled it over and got out of the vehicle and we got called. By then it was blowing up pretty good.”

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