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By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

More To It Than Meets The Eye

Grand July Fourth Fireworks Show At Horseshoe Hill Requires A Master Plan

 

Daria Anderson-Faden / The Observer

Kimball volunteer fireman Taylor Brown puts shells in mortars to prepare for the electronically ignited fireworks grand finale at Horseshoe Hill on the evening of the Fourth of July.

July 4th was a busy day for the Kimball Volunteer Department. Their day began at Gotte Park with fire truck rides and kids spraying fire hoses.

Later in the day the firemen set up the fireworks on Horseshoe Hill and finally, at about 10 p.m., they set off the fireworks but in between all that, they put their skills to work by fighting a grass fire.

On July 5, Monday, the fireman will "pull all the mortars and clean up after the fireworks display," fireman Taylor Brown said.

The $7,000 fireworks show is sponsored by Firstier Bank, and the Kimball Volunteer Department does the planning, gro...



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