WATCH: Illegal fireworks lead to car and home fires in Texas town

"This is why fireworks are illegal" - Austin Fire Dept.
Fireworks Start Car Fire In Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (KLKN) – Fireworks can be beautiful, but also dangerous. The Austin, Texas, Fire Department spent part of the holiday weekend putting out a fire started by illegal fireworks.

In a Facebook post, the Fire Department wrote ‘THIS is why fireworks are illegal in the city of Austin.”

Fireworks landed on the carport of a duplex and burned two cars and several homes. Nobody was hurt.

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