Mont. Fireboat Crew Hit Fireworks Barge Blaze
July 08--Whitefish seems to have a new Fourth of July tradition.
For the second consecutive year, the pyrotechnics barge caught fire in the middle of the annual fireworks display over Whitefish Lake. Flames fully engulfed the structure during the grand finale, sending a large plume of black smoke into the night sky as thousands of spectators cheered from City Beach.
The blaze started about halfway through the show when an ember landed on the plywood-covered barge.
Amazingly, the fire...
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