HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — An Independence Day fireworks show at one of Pennsylvania’s most popular amusement parks ended early after the show sparked a brush fire on a hillside near the fireworks launch area.
The Hershey Fire Department tweeted a picture of the blaze Tuesday night.READ MORE: Family Holds Balloon Release For 'Gentle Soul' 17-Year-Old Nasir Muhammad, Gunned Down In Front Of Mom's Home
— Hershey Fire Dept (@HersheyFire) July 5, 2017
Fire officials say the fire started about 15 minutes into the display at Hersheypark. Although the fire was quickly brought under control, the rest of the display was canceled.READ MORE: More Than 800 Baby Turtles Safe In Stockton University's Care Thanks To Quick Thinking, Little Innovation
Nobody was hurt.
Media representatives from Hersheypark didn’t immediately return a call and email for comment Wednesday.
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