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Storm destroys thousands of fireworks in Cedar Falls

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

A firework tent was blown more than 20 feet during Thursday night's storm in Cedar Falls.

The TNT Firework stand at the Walmart in Cedar Falls suffered significant damage when heavy rain, strong winds, and hail hit the area.

The workers say they were trying to close up the tent when the wind picked up the tent and them.

The workers then ran into the Walmart to take cover.

The tent has more than $30,000 dollars worth of fireworks that were either damaged by the rain or blown away.

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