Search For Missing Woman Stops Fireworks Show

Possum Kingdom Lake Fireworks Show Canceled After Woman Is Reported Missing

Sunday, Jul 7, 2013  |  Updated 12:13 AM CDT
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Search For Missing Woman Stops Fireworks Show

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The search for a missing woman at Possum Kingdom Lake canceled an annual fireworks display at the popular recreation area.

Mark Engebretson with Palo Pinto Emergency Management confirmed to NBC DFW that search crews and dive teams with the Brazos River Authority and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are searching the Possum Kingdom Lake area for a missing 27-year-old white female. Her name or description has not been released.

Engebretson said she went missing around 9:20 p.m. Saturday right before the "Hell's Gate Fireworks" show was to begin. 

The fireworks display was delayed and then later canceled.

Possum Kingdom Lake is in Palo Pinto County, about 70 miles west of Fort Worth.

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