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December 30, 2012 at 3:50 PM

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New Year's Eve fireworks installed on top of Space Needle


KEN LAMBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES

With downtown Seattle in the background, Scott Streeper of Pyro Spectaculars works atop the Space Needle on Sunday to set up fireworks, seen at right, for New Year's Eve. The 8-minute show will begin shortly before midnight, Pacific Time.

KEN LAMBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Working at a hatch leading to the top the Space Needle, Scott Streeper, at upper left, and Ryan Arnold, at lower right, both with the company Pyro Spectaculars, help bring up a fireworks platform that is known as a "porcupine" and will shoot off in multiple directions New Year's Eve.

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Great shots! MORE
Doesn't that guy look kind of like Bigfoot on top of the needle? Esp, w/ the forest... MORE
I sure looks like that guy is working without a safety line..... I hope I'm wrong. MORE

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