Okla. Firefighters Bombarded by Mortar Rocket Fireworks
July 07--When an Oklahoma City fire crew responded to a trash container blaze early Sunday, firefighters encountered a source of heat they never expected: an onslaught of mortar rocket fireworks from an adjacent apartment complex.
Firefighter Rick Horner told police one rocket landed on the ground between his legs. The explosion caused temporary hearing loss for Horner, police said.
"We've never seen something like this," said Oklahoma City fire Deputy Chief Marc Woodard, who is nearing 30...
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