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Fireworks complaints are skyrocketing in New York City, soaring in San Francisco and up 600% in Milwaukee. But, why?

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An increase in fireworks complaints across the U.S. has generated a buzz on social media, with many users asking for an explanation. What's going on?
 
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News video: 2 Men Accused Of Having $4,500 Worth Of Illegal Fireworks

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Fire marshals arrested two men in Manhattan on Saturday as New York City's crackdown on illegal fireworks continues.

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