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Use of Fireworks Legal Starting Today

(La Porte, IN) - Fireworks can be used legally today in the City of La Porte.


According to the mayor's office, fireworks can be used from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. until July 3rd. In addition, fireworks can be set off on the Fourth of July from 10 a.m. until midnight.


Officials say the use of fireworks is also legal from July 5-9, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.


Fire Chief Andy Snyder asks citizens to obey the law out of respect for their neighbors. Violators could be fined up to $300.


"The Fourth of July is a big deal in our community, and everyone is eager to celebrate. The fire department will be working closely with the police department as well as code enforcement to ensure the rules are being followed," Snyder said.

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