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Springfield Missouri Fire Department reminds citizens that fireworks are illegal in the city limits
Missouri, Missouri General News

Springfield Missouri Fire Department reminds citizens that fireworks are illegal in the city limits

Springfield, MO (STL.News) - The Springfield Fire Department wants to issue a friendly reminder that it’s illegal to possess, manufacture, store, sell, handle or discharge fireworks in the city limits of Springfield.  Fireworks safety is the message of the department’s most recent public service announcement, which features a straight-talking firefighter urging citizens to “don’t be a dummy,” about fire safety. An exception is granted for the use of the fireworks for a public display with a valid permit. Novelty items, described as snappers, party poppers, toy smoke devices or glowworms, and some sparklers are allowed, but fire officials recommend using extreme caution when handling them. “Sparklers burn at temperatures up to 2,000 degrees and are the leading cause of injuries around Jul...