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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Approved Fireworks Locations for the Fourth of July

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930

The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department wishes everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July.  To enjoy holiday festivities we ask that you attend one of the public and municipal fireworks displays that will occur throughout the County.  The following locations will conduct approved fireworks displays.  Please visit respective web sites for additional information.  Some of these venues may require an admission charge.

City of District Heights
Town of Morningside

The City of Laurel will hold a daylong Fourth of July celebration that will end with fireworks on July 7th.

All of these events have been granted a permit to conduct a fireworks event and will have the pyrotechnics inspected by a member of the City, County or State Office of the Fire Marshal.  The Inspector will remain on-site during the fireworks display.

Citizens, businesses and visitors should know that any consumer purchased fireworks are illegal in Prince George’s County.  Penalties for violation of this law carries up to $1,000 in fines and 6 months in jail.  Enjoy Fourth of July safely and legally, attend a public or municipal display.

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