2 fires break out on fireworks barge


EMILY: THIS MORNING, THE GOOD NEWS IS NO ONE WAS HURT, BUT TWO FIRES DURING THE PLYMOUTH’S FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION CERTAINLY MADE FOR SOME TENSE MOMENT POLICE SAY BOTH FIREWORKS BARGES CAUGHT FIRE BECAUSE OF SOME KIND OF MALFUCTION, CAUSING ALL THE FIREWORKS TO GO OFF AT ONC ABOUT 15 MINUTES INTO THE SHOW. WITNESSES SAY SOME SHELLS WERE SHOOTING OFF IN ALL DIRECTIONS. FIRE BOATS RESPONDED QUICKLY AND WERE ABLE TO DOUSE THE FLAMES. IT’S NOT CLEAR WHAT CAUSED THE MALFUNCTION, BUT THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL IS NOW INVESTIGATING. AHEAD IN OUR NEXT HALF HOUR, WE’LL HEAR FROM WITNESSES WHO SAW THE WHOLE THING HAPPEN INCLUDING THE MOMENT THEY KNEW SOMETHING WAS WRON

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