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Pageant on the Fourth lights up renovated efficiency garden

The annual occasion included dwell music, distributors, kids’s actions, a symphony orchestra efficiency and, after all, fireworks.

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Revealed 6:17 p.m. ET July Four, 2019

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Knoxville Fireplace Division Senior Firefighter Josh Gilliland and fellow firefighters from KFD Station three, hold the U.S. Flag from a ladder truck on Clinch Ave. for Pageant on the Fourth on Thursday, July Four, 2019.  (Photograph: Saul Younger/Information Sentinel)

Hours earlier than the festivities start, firefighters from Knoxville Fireplace Division Station three elevate a big U.S. flag to hold from the ladder of Ladder truck three above the World’s Honest Park grounds on Thursday for town’s Pageant on the Fourth celebration.

In accordance with KFD assistant chief Robert Roche, the flag is hung 12 to 20 occasions a yr for particular occasions. “We get plenty of compliments on it. Lots of people like to see it,” mentioned Roche. “It’s a stupendous factor.”

Town of Knoxville additionally debuted a renovated efficiency house Thursday at its annual Pageant on the Fourth.

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A big American flag hangs from the ladder of Knoxville Fireplace Division ladder truck at Pageant on the Fourth on Thursday, July Four, 2019.  (Photograph: Saul Younger/Information Sentinel)

The improved Efficiency Garden at World’s Honest Park consists of up to date water and electrical service, higher drainage, new sod and an enlarged entrance. Pageant on the Fourth, its first occasion, was Four-10 p.m. and included meals distributors, dwell music and youngsters’s actions.It culminated with the 35th annual Pilot Flying J Independence Day Live performance, throughout which the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra carried out alternatives from the scores of “Saving Personal Ryan” and “Apollo 13” due to the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon touchdown.

A firework show started at 9:35. 

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