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Northbeach gets ready for record-breaking fireworks

Jul 03, 2013
Photo by: Dan Cook Zambelli International lead pyro Dan Knotts carries the big guns for the July 4th fireworks at North Beach.

The Zambelli International crew is preparing to set a record for fireworks and laser display at Northbeach in Dewey Beach. Organizers said the largest nonmilitary laser in the world will be used to enhance the display.

Woody Magee, left, and Harry Miller from the Delaware Fire Marshal's Office speak with Alex Pires as they oversee the unloading of the Zambelli fireworks at North Beach. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Rehoboth Beach Fire Department Assistant Chief Chatham Marsch watches as Zambelli International's Mark Whiteside unloads the firing tubes. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
"Those are big barrels!" said Rehoboth Beach Fire Department Assistant Chief Chatham Marsch as Zambelli International's Dan Knotts unloads the largest firing tubes ever used in this area. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Northbeach owner John Snow, right, gets safety advice from Zambelli International pyro Cynthia Ferguson. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Zambelli International lead pyro Dan Knotts loads the tubes onto a small barge to transport them to the large barge. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cases and cases of Zambelli International fireworks will be used July 4th at Northbeach. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
The Rehoboth Beach Fire Department and the Delaware Fire Marshal's Office look over the fireworks. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Zambelli International lead pyro Dan Knotts unloads the firing tubes. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Zambelli International's Cynthia Ferguson hands framing boards to Mark Whiteside. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Highway One's Alex Pires is on hand as fireworks are unloaded. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Lead pyro Dan Knotts carries the small 3-inch tubes to the awaiting barge. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Highway One's John Snow, right, watches as the Zambelli International crew unloads the fireworks. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Zambelli International's Mark Whiteside carries firing tubes. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Larry Whalen of Merritt Marine carefully loads the firing tubes onto the small barge. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
The crew sets off to transport the first barge of tubes. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
The crew heads out to the main barge. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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