Absurdly Low Fine for Tragic Fireworks Explosion which Killed Four Workers on Ocracoke Island

There appears to be a blasé attitude about fireworks explosions in North Carolina (NC). Melrose South Pyrotechnics, the company involved with the terrible July 4th fireworks explosion that killed four people and seriously injured a fifth on Ocracoke Island, was fined $44,800 due to violating 11 safety provisions. The maximum fine was NOT imposed by the Department of…

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