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Three men put the 'work' in fireworks, setting up Mount Airy show

Three men put the 'work' in fireworks, setting up Mount Airy show

George Remensnyder, who has been a part of Zambelli Fireworks for nearly 50 years, said there is one piece of advice he's learned over his long career. "If you see us running," Remensnyder said, "try to keep up." Remensnyder, alongside fellow employees Ky Mahaffey and Aaron Stephens, arrived at the Mount Airy fairgrounds early Friday morning to begin setting up the fireworks show that would thrill crowds more than 12 hours later. Starting at 9 a.m., the three began the long process of setting up the more than 1,000 fireworks that would be detonated through the show. Remensnyder, who described himself as a fireworks artist, said the industry has changed a lot...

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