Massive Firework Shot Over Colorado Breaks World Record
A massive firework launched over a Colorado ski resort town has set a record for the world's largest aerial firework.
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A massive firework launched over a Colorado ski resort town has set a record for the world’s largest aerial firework. The 2,800-pound (1,270-kilogram) shell flew 2,200 feet (671 meters) above the Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival before it burst, turning the sky bright red and drawing gasps from the crowd, The Steamboat Pilot & Today reported. Tim Borden of Steamboat Springs headed the team that developed the firework over seven years.…