Fire Officials: Leave Fireworks To The Pros

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Fireworks are nothing to play around with… The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office reminded Delawareans and visitors this week that sparklers and ground-based novelty items can be purchased by someone 18 or older for 30 days up to and including July 4th, and can only be used on July 4th. Delaware code prohibits possession, sale…

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UPDATED: Fire Crews Battle Delmar House Fire Overnight

UPDATED – 1:15pm – Firefighters in Wicomico and Sussex Counties had a long night battling a blaze at a home on East Elizabeth Street in Delmar, Maryland.  State Fire Marshal officials say the fire was accidental and began on the side porch from improperly disposed legal, ground-based sparkler devices in a trash can after use. …

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Bill to Allow Some Fireworks in DE Returns to State House

Amended legislation that would permit some fireworks in Delaware has passed in the State Senate.  The measure is limited ONLY to allow ground-based and hand-held sparklers and certain other nonexplosive, non-airborne novelty items regulated by the federal government to be sold and used in the State.  You must be 18 or older to purchase them…

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