miércoles, mayo 22

Yuma Police Department advises to celebrate 4th of July with legal fireworks

Yuma, AZ.- The City of Yuma Police Department warned the public to celebrate 4th of July within the law, as some fireworks are not permitted due to safety, as released by Sergeant Lori Franklin.
The law allows for the public to possess or use novelty/minor types of fireworks. However, many types of fireworks remain illegal in Arizona, specifically those designed to rise into the air and/or explode.
Fireworks can only be used from June 24th to July 6th and December 24th to January 3rd, Sergeant Franklin said.
Fireworks continue to be prohibited on all public property including all parks, sidewalks, streets, and rights-of-way, except by permit for supervised public displays only.
ARS 36-1601 provides this definition for permissible consumer fireworks:
• Ground and handheld sparkling devices
• Cylindrical fountains
• Cone fountains
• Illuminating torches
• Wheels
• Ground spinners
• Flitter sparklers
• Toy smoke devices
• Wire sparklers or dipped sticks
• Multiple tube fireworks devices and pyrotechnic articles
This does not include anything that is designed or intended to rise into the air and explode or to detonate in the air or to fly above the ground, including, for example, firework items commonly known as bottle rockets, skyrockets, missile-type rockets, helicopters, torpedoes, roman candles, and jumping jacks. It remains unlawful to sell, offer or expose for sale, use, explode or possess any of these fireworks.
Sergeant Franklin remarked; use fireworks responsibly. Even fireworks sold legally can present a safety risk, most often to children and teens!