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Officials with the Wichita Fire Department will be on the lookout for any illegal fireworks over the 4th of July weekend.

According to the city, on average, 45 people are injured by fireworks in the Wichita area each year, including children as young as 10 months old. 

City officials stress the danger of firing off small explosives, especially ones that are illegal, such as Roman candles and mortars.

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Get your pyrotechnics fix this Fourth of July, with several Independence Day festivities in and around Wichita. Here is your guide for where to be when the celebrations and fireworks begin.

Bradley Fair: Meet in Bradley Fair on July 3 for a celebration of America. Enjoy the summer concert with Denny Jiosa from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., then sit back and be amazed as the fireworks dance over the Bradley Fair Lake. 

11 Places To See Fireworks On The 4th Of July

Jul 2, 2013
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Wichita has not had a fireworks display for an Independence Day celebration since 2010, as the Wichita Eagle recently reported, but luckily there are locations in and around the city that will be hosting festivities that include some pyrotechnics:

Every time the Fourth of July rolls around I find myself engaged in a personal War of Independence.