Officials warn fireworks illegal in Lewiston

Officials warn fireworks illegal in Lewiston
Lewiston Police Department

The 4th of July is upon us and the Lewiston Police Department is reminding everyone that all aerial fireworks are illegal within city limits.

“A good rule of thumb when it comes to fireworks is that if it goes up or blows up it’s illegal,” said Lewiston Police Chief Budd Hurd.

To help lower the risk of fires, the Lewiston Fire Department suggests keeping a fire extinguisher or garden hose easily accessible. You can also reduce the spread of fires by keeping grass and vegetation maintained around your home.

Anyone cited with a firework violation is subject to paying a $999 fine and can spend up to six months in jail.

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