Chicago celebrates Fourth of July

CHICAGO – Crowds filled Chicago’s lakefront Wednesday for the Fourth of July fireworks at Navy Pier.

Navy Pier reached capacity as of 8:30 p.m.

Just after 5 p.m., the Office of Emergency Management tweeted that parking lots at the pier were full.

Chicago residents did their best to beat the heat and celebrate safely.

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