He said he notified the supplier first thing Thursday about the defective shell.
Airborne was billing Wednesday night as the Pepsi Racing and Fireworks Extravaganza, with racing starting at 7, followed by fireworks and a performance by the Bootleg Band.
“The only reason I do this is because I like to help people,” Clauss said. “I like to make them happy. We always put safety above everything.”
State Police are continuing their investigation.
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