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Organizers said this year’s Fourth of July fireworks display in Steamboat Springs was shorter than typical because some fireworks ignited out of order. Local fireworks philanthropist Tim Borden said 90 percent of the show’s 10,000 shells went off.

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Steamboat fireworks show shorter than typical

Organizers report holiday display didn’t go off exactly as planned

Steamboat Springs residents who thought this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show was shorter than previous ones are right. Local fireworks philanthropist Tim Borden said Wednesday that this year’s show was 16 minutes long. Organizers aim to make the show 18 to 22 minutes, he said.

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