LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Red Rock Resort and Casino said its Fourth of July fireworks show was cancelled due to proper paperwork not being filed.

According to a statement, the casino's fireworks vendor failed to file the appropriate paperwork with the Clark County Fire Department.

Fireworks at Red Rock Casino

17 pyrotechnicians worked around the clock on 62 firing battery units, nine miles of wiring and tens of thousands of fireworks to make it all happen.

"Even though all of our safety protocols are in place, the safety of our guests and our community must come first," the casino said.

Several families reacted to the late notice and tell FOX5 they are disappointed how the situation was handled.

"They could have given us some time to have gone somewhere else. Because you know there are other places and it was just nothing," local resident Melissa Aguilar said.  

Aguilar waited hours with her family for the fireworks show, "9:05 came and still nothing. So we were thinking oh okay maybe they're running behind. 9:10 came, still nothing. 9:15 came and still nothing."

Aguilar went to watch the show before her daughter goes off to camp as a marine this weekend in Arizona.

The fireworks were supposed to be a last celebration before her daughter left.

"She leaves Sunday and it was our only Fourth of July with her. And you know it's disappointing we just sat there," Aguilar said.

Red Rock apologized to its guests for the "inconvenience and disappointment."

Red Rock announced Friday afternoon the fireworks display had been rescheduled for 9 p.m. Saturday.

“Red Rock Casino Resort Spa is pleased to announce that we have rescheduled our fireworks show for Saturday, July 6th at 9:00 p.m.," the statement read. "Again, we apologize for any inconvenience relating to the rescheduling of this event. We know that our long-standing partner, Fireworks by Grucci, will put on an unforgettable performance tomorrow, and encourage you to attend.”

“Fireworks by Grucci has a long-standing creative relationship with Station Casinos, and we must accept responsibility for the regrettable cancellation of last night’s fireworks show at Red Rock Casino Resort Spa," Fireworks by Grucci said in a statment. "The cancellation by Station Casinos was the right decision in our view because it had to do with obtaining safety certifications from local Fire authorities. The late notice for the cancellation is our responsibility and we apologize to Station Casinos, their guests and the entire Southern Nevada community. We promise to more than make up for the cancellation by staging an unforgettable performance tomorrow evening. We highly value our long-standing relationship with Station Casinos and the entire Las Vegas community and are sorry for any inconvenience and disappointment the cancellation has caused.”

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