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Fireworks shoot from the top of the Hatch Shell during rehearsal for the annual Boston Pops orchestra Fourth of July concert in Boston, Friday, July 3, 2015. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Fireworks shoot from the top of the Hatch Shell during rehearsal for the annual Boston Pops orchestra Fourth of July concert in Boston, Friday, July 3, 2015. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
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Police reported no problems with security at Saturday night's Boston Pops Fourth of July concert on the Esplanade.

As WBUR's Simón Rios reports, a large crowd turned out to watch Keith Lockhart lead the Pops for the 21st time and to take in the fireworks display over the Charles River.

Spectators, from left, Mary Ann Rollings, Gloria Kelley and Linda Stacey applaud during rehearsal for the annual Boston Pops orchestra Fourth of July concert at the Hatch Shell in Boston, Friday, July 3, 2015. (Michael Dwyer/AP)
Spectators, from left, Mary Ann Rollings, Gloria Kelley and Linda Stacey applaud during rehearsal for the annual Boston Pops orchestra Fourth of July concert at the Hatch Shell in Boston, Friday, July 3, 2015. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

This segment aired on July 5, 2015.

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