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Fireworks caution issued | Preston Citizen

Fireworks caution issued

June 25, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL 

Assistant editor

Law enforcement officers will be patrolling the community watching for illegal use of fireworks during this year’s July 4 holiday and throughout the entire month of July.

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Franklin County Fire Marshal Scott Martin said only “safe and sane” fireworks can be used by residents and sold at fireworks stands.

“We plan to be extra vigilant this summer because of the dry and hot conditions and potential for fires,” he said.

Abigail Jensen, 18, and her brother, Alexander, check the inventory at their father’s firework stand in Franklin on Tuesday morning.

Abigail Jensen, 18, and her brother, Alexander, check the inventory at their father’s firework stand in Franklin on Tuesday morning.

“Safe and sane fireworks mean they have to be ground-based. Anything that leaves the ground and travels higher than 20 feet is illegal. Anything that leaves the ground traveling more than a 15-foot diameter is also illegal.

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