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Gulfport: There will be a parade along Beach Boulevard starting at 6 p.m., with a fireworks display visible from Gulfport Beach at 9 p.m.

"I get a lot of phone calls on the Fourth of July, and it's really sad", said Bawol. Add 4th of July as an interest to stay up to date on the latest 4th of July news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The event is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10.

Public safety is a concern for some when considering the legality of consumer fireworks. In 2014, USA hospital emergency rooms saw an estimated 10,500 people for fireworks-related injuries, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Cloverdale and Rohnert Park have since shortened their fireworks seasons, but these half-steps don't eliminate the threat posed by fireworks, even the state-approved "safe and sane" fireworks that don't explode or fly into the air.

"With the onslaught of hot and dry weather this spring, the scenario creates a very risky fire risk coupled with the addition of fireworks", Scarpelli said.

Clifton Park's July 4th Celebration kicks off at noon at Clifton Common and runs into the evening with a parade, amusement rides, a craft fair, music and fireworks.

In 2017, eight people died in fireworks related incidents and an estimated 12,900 injuries were treated in USA hospitals, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. "Make sure they have some other noise like a television or radio", Williams advised.

Fireworks also are a lucrative fundraiser for the community groups with permits to sell them, and the proceeds underwrite an array of good works.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department put out a directory of firework shows in their jurisdiction.

State fire officials in California stress that they will be enforcing the laws against illegal fireworks.

A person using fireworks anywhere other than the three previously listed places could face a maximum fine of $500 per infraction. Fireworks are set to go off at 9:15 p.m.

Starts 4 p.m. Wednesday. "And we encourage you to be aware and considerate of neighbors and their pets, before deciding on when and where you choose to light fireworks".

Florida's law has a big loophole that was created as a result of a 2002 court case. Keep them away from your kids.

An Ohio man was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of planning to detonate a bomb at Cleveland's Fourth of July celebrations. More recently, New Jersey and DE - formerly two of the only three states in the nation with bans on all consumer fireworks - loosened their fireworks restrictions in 2017 and 2018, respectively.

IL remains one of only four states to impose severe restrictions on the purchase and use of consumer fireworks.

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