Will Fourth Of July Fireworks Cause Health Problems?

Published: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:45am
Updated: Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 2:38pm
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The fireworks that light up Arizona’s sky Thursday night also create a health hazard for people with breathing problems.

Just ask residents who had health issues on New Year’s Eve, when smoke from fireworks caused the Phoenix metro area to exceed federal air quality standards. 

To talk about the impact of fireworks on air quality, The Show spoke with Matt Pace, meteorologist for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.

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