Buffalo Springs Lake fireworks misfire during 4th of July celebration

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LUBBOCK, Texas — On Friday, a fireworks malfunction occurred during the Fourth of July celebration at Buffalo Springs Lake around 10 p.m.

According to the general manager of the lake, the malfunction happened about three minutes into the show and all fireworks were stopped once a fire started.

He said one person has been taken from the scene by ambulance, but did not specify the extent of the injuries.

According to eyewitness accounts, everything just blew up. The eyewitness said there was a lot of smoke and some fire.

Below is the live stream of the event from Buffalo Springs Lake’s Facebook (the malfunction happens about 3 minutes into the video):

The following are viewer videos of the incident:

(Video Courtesy: Rebecca Hargrove)
(Video Courtesy: Rebecca Hargrove)

We will update this story as more information comes in.

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