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A Fourth of July reveler sits on the beach as fireworks explode over the pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A fireworks and light show at Grand Park near City Hall entertained a throng of spectators who came out for the Fourth of July celebration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

People comfort one another after a fireworks accident that left 28 injured. Many spectators at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park were hit by flying debris. Authorities said the event was staffed with police, park rangers and firefighters, who were able to quickly treat the injured.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

Officials said the park was quickly evacuated after the fireworks accident. Some of the injured were taken to hospitals.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

People watch fireworks honoring the 19 fallen firefighters in the Yarnell fire near Prescott, Ariz.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Fireworks glow over the U.S. Capitol and Washington Monument.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: PAUL J. RICHARDS / AFP

Fireworks light up the sky over the Lincoln Memorial and and U.S. Capitol building.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

Fireworks light up the statue of Simon Bolivar during Independence Day celebrations.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: MANDEL NGAN / AFP

Fireworks light up the Empire State Building along the skyline during Macy's 37th Annual Fourth of July fireworks show.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Minchillo / Associated Press

Lightning flashes during Independence Day fireworks as viewed atop Mt. Washington.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Heller / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art during an Independence Day celebration.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Rourke / Associated Press

Fireworks explode over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Rourke / Associated Press

Fireworks explode over downtown.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay Janner / Austin American-Statesman

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Fireworks spectacles for the Fourth of July

Fireworks demonstrations lit up the night skies across the country to celebrate Independence Day.

Spectators lined the sand to watch the show above the Huntington Beach pier.

A fireworks and light show at the new Grand Park near L.A. City Hall entertained a throng of revelers who came out for the Fourth of July celebration.

In Simi Valley, 28 people were injured when at least one pyrotechnic device prematurely detonated in its mortar Thursday night, authorities said, causing a chain reaction that tipped over other pyrotechnics and launched them into the crowd.

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