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May 1, 2013
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Agencies get refresher course in fireworks permits

Fire inspectors and investigators played pyrotechnician Tuesday morning, if only to shoot off a single firework each. The investigators and inspectors learned about pyrotechnics, including fireworks and lasers. Dave Ruben, Carson fire prevention captain, said it was a good refresher course since his unit doesn’t see fireworks on a consistent basis. “We want to make sure (fireworks displays) are safe for the public,” Ruben said, wearing two hats. He is also on the board of the Northern Nevada chapter of the International Organization of Arson Investigators, which sponsored the pyrotechnician to come to Carson City to teach and refresh about …

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