Fireworks barges catch fire during De Pere show

Posted at 11:06 PM, May 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-29 00:06:22-04

Two of three barges used to launch fireworks for the show in De Pere Sunday night caught fire.

Tubing that was used to hold the fireworks caught fire, according to a fire official.

The barges were unmanned and no one was hurt, a fire official said.

The fireworks were launched using a remote control from shore.

No citations or fines are planned in response to the situation, a fire official said.