Fireworks barges catch fire during De Pere show

DE PERE, Wis. - 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.

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