This article was from 1952 so the chances are pretty good that these little ratbags are still out there. They might even be your parents or grandparents. It would have been quite spectacular to see the entire shop filled with exploding fireworks before it went up in flames and it was amazing that no-one was injured. Kids throwing something like that into a lolly shop containing other fireworks wasn’t too smart though. I mean of all the shops in the town they could have destroyed I am sure there would have been others they would have preferred to do without!