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Officials warn against an incendiary array offered on Web

Handheld sparklers, often thought to be harmless fun, burn at 1,800 degrees or more and can quickly ignite clothing, officials said. Handheld sparklers, often thought to be harmless fun, burn at 1,800 degrees or more and can quickly ignite clothing, officials said. (ISTOCK)
By Christopher Baxter
Globe Correspondent / June 27, 2008

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MILTON - Teenagers attracted to flashy online advertising promising "Double, Double Trouble" and "Pure Seduction" are using the Web to buy fireworks or, worse, to create their own more powerful, more dangerous explosives. (Full article: 474 words)

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