|For Immediate Release||
|Contact: Art Resnick||
Date: June 15, 1999
The Bogus Fireworks Danger Factor
Washington--M-80, ashcan, and quarterstick are some of the street
A typical M-80 is about the size of a half-roll of dimes, with a fuse.
An M-80 is "touchy" and a bump, heat or static electricity can detonate
People sometimes sell M-80s in bags of a "gross" (12 dozen) and sometimes
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This was last updated on June 16, 1999