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Scottsbluff Fire and Police Departments urge firework safety

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As New Year's Eve celebrations ensue, the Scottsbluff Fire and Police Departments urge citizens to use extreme caution when setting–off fireworks.  

People planning to ring–in the new year with fire work displays can do so from4:30 p.m. today, December 31st, until 12:30 a.m. tomorrow morning, January 1st.

Lighting fireworks in any Scottsbluff city park is prohibited.

People should avoid setting–off fireworks too close to people, cars or buildings, and should never aim fireworks at people, places or things.

Parental supervision is strongly encouraged for children under the age of 18.

Fireworks can be purchased until 11:59 p.m. on December 31st.

People who choose to set–off fireworks after 12:30 p.m. on January 1st are subject to fines.

 

 

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