Lake Elsinore cancels Fourth of July fireworks show

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The city of Lake Elsinore announced Thursday that it would be canceling the Fourth of July fireworks show planned for Saturday out of an 'abundance of caution.' Valley News/Courtesy photo
The city of Lake Elsinore on Thursday announced on its Facebook page and a press release that it would be canceling the planned 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular to "protect the health and safety" of the community. “In the last week, we have had a significant increase in outside visitors interested in coming to our City to watch the fireworks,” Mayor Brian Tisdale said. “We have seen first-hand what can happen when our community is overrun by visitors. We have limited resources and we have serious concerns about our ability to ensure the safety of our community.” The city mentioned in the press release the Super Bloom in 2019, which also brought visitors from surrounding communities to the area, causing problems for the city. The post indicated that the city made the decis
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