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Breckenridge makes a splash with Fourth of July festivities

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by Brandon Evans
bevans@summitdaily.com
Kids try to shield themselves while getting blasted by cold water from a firefighter hose on Main Street in Breckenridge on July 4, 2014.
Brandon Evans / bevans@summitdaily.com |

Throughout Summit County every community had its own way of celebrating Independence Day on Friday. One activity unique to Breckenridge attracted hundreds of screaming kids. The Red, White and Blue Fire Department put on the Kids’ Water Fight on Main Street just after noon. For more than two hours, pandemonium ensued as youngsters blasted one another and firefighters with fire hoses. Children scrambled for cover and for a rush of cold, clear water as hundreds watched and cheered them on.


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