Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2022-07-02 06:23:06 –
Nashville, Tennessee (WTVF) — This holiday weekend state agency warns people about the risks associated with fireworks. Not only do they pose a security threat, they can also cause widespread property damage.
Check with local law enforcement agencies this weekend for their attitude towards fireworks. That way, you can avoid unexpected fines if they are banned in your area.
If they are legal, authorities are sending a loud and clear message to pay attention. According to records, fireworks caused a total of 175 fires last year, causing more than $ 1.2 million in direct property damage to the state.
Authorities are urging people not to risk a fire or injury. This only increases the burden on first responders.
Also, keep an eye out for your pet. This is a big time of the year for many to be scared and run away.
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