4th of July Fireworks Safety

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BOZEMAN - Fireworks stands opened their shades around the state on Monday as the first day of fireworks sales begins for the fourth of July season.

With independence day right around the corner, law enforcement is working to make sure everyone is safe.

In the city of Bozeman, fireworks may not be set off on any public street, road or right-of-way.

This year, fireworks can only be used July 3rd and 5th from noon until midnight and July 4th from noon until one a.m.   

"Residents in Bozeman need to make sure the types of fireworks they use are class C fireworks," said Obadiah Ruse, of the Bozeman Police Department. "The fireworks should not shoot over 15 feet high or 30 feet if you shoot it horizontally. The M80's and the M100's. cannot be used here in town."

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