Today is Independence Day and Washington will be taking part in 4th of July festivities. Fireworks will be displayed tonight at dusk at the Washington County Fairgrounds while the Big Red Radio plays patriotic music. Sunset will be at 8:52 p.m. tonight. Also, law enforcement officials will be increasing efforts and looking for seat belt violations, speeding violations, and impaired or distracted drivers. Last year, six fatalities were reported on Iowa roads over the holiday weekend.