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Hot weather and dry grass combined to force a temporary halt to "Fort Worth Fourth Fireworks" show when the pyrotechnics touched off grass fires. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Fireworks Fail Explained

Problems plagued two of the biggest fireworks shows in the Metroplex this Fourth of July.

CBS 11–07/05/2013

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Celebrations Keep Texas Firefighters Busy

Fire crews are reporting a rash of grass and other fires in many areas of Texas caused by fireworks lit as part of Fourth of July celebrations.

CBS 11–07/05/2013

Hot weather and dry grass combined to force a temporary halt to "Fort Worth Fourth Fireworks" show when the pyrotechnics touched off grass fires. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Patrols Planned After Fireworks Show Snafu

Hot weather and dry grass combined to force a temporary halt to Thursday night’s “Fort Worth Fourth Fireworks” show when the pyrotechnics touched off grass fires.

07/05/2013

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

More Texans Hitting The Road Today For July 4th Travel

Today will be the busiest travel day for the July 4th holiday period. Nearly three million Texans are expected to travel this holiday week, with some 2.4 million o f them traveling by car or truck.

CBSDFW.COM–07/03/2013

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Best Places To Watch Fireworks In DFW

The options for places to take the family for fireworks can seem endless. But here are a few of the best places in the DFW area to welcome Independence Day with a bang.

06/21/2013

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Best July 4th Parties In DFW

There will be July 4th celebrations going on all over the Metroplex, featuring some of the best live bands and the largest fireworks displays in Texas.

06/20/2013

Star Spangled Table

Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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Watch Fireworks Displays Across North Texas

There are dozens of fireworks displays happening across North Texas on July 4th. Check out some of the locations that offering family fun events for day and night.

07/04/2012

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Midweek July Fourth Causes Travel Dilemma

This year July Fourth is on a Wednesday, and that has created a dilemma for some folks — how long to go away, if at all.

07/02/2012

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Behind The Fireworks – Interview With Producer Of Country’s Largest Fireworks Display

Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.

06/18/2012

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Tens Of Thousands Turn Out For Arlington July 4th Parade

An estimated 50,000 people turned out for Arlington’s 4th of July parade on Monday morning.

07/04/2011

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Burn Bans, Drought & Your 4th Of July Fireworks Celebrations

North Texans are getting ready to celebrate the Fourth of July. But, before you buy those fireworks keep in mind many counties have banned them.

07/01/2011

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