Chapel Hill Firefighter Jacob Sinkiewicz lights a sparkler to demonstrate how hot fireworks can be at The Fire Place in Meadowmont Village in Chapel Hill on Monday. The tip of a sparkler can burn as hot as 1,200 desires Farenheit.
Chapel Hill Firefighter Jacob Sinkiewicz lights a sparkler to demonstrate how hot fireworks can be at The Fire Place in Meadowmont Village in Chapel Hill on Monday. The tip of a sparkler can burn as hot as 1,200 desires Farenheit. adrago@newsobserver.com
Chapel Hill Firefighter Jacob Sinkiewicz lights a sparkler to demonstrate how hot fireworks can be at The Fire Place in Meadowmont Village in Chapel Hill on Monday. The tip of a sparkler can burn as hot as 1,200 desires Farenheit. adrago@newsobserver.com

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