Lexington Council Step Closer To Banning Some Fireworks

Reported by: Ellen Bryan
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 8/30/2012 11:40 pm

The Lexington Fayette Urban County Government is considering banning some fireworks all together because of the noise and danger to citizens.

The new law would ban sale, possession and use of aerial fireworks in Lexington.

Smaller fireworks like sparklers, smoke bombs and fountains would still be allowed. And so would large firework displays, like Lexington's 4th of July event or after the Lexington Legends Games.

But everything else – sky rockets, roman candles, aeriel shell kits and more - would be banned.

Penalities for breaking this law are tighter too.

If caught illegally buying or setting off fireworks... that person would face a $250 to $1,000 fine.

And the penalty for illegally selling fireworks? A $2,000 fine and possible six months in jail.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Most Popular
KSP Makes Large Drug Bust In Laurel County
The Kentucky State Police issued arrest warrants for eighteen people for illegal drug activity.
2014 36 Blitz: Rockcastle Co. Rockets
The boys in Mount Vernon will look to replace quarterback Corey McPhetridge this season. Video Video
Deputies: Man Badly Beaten, Buried Alive In Rockcastle County
The Rockcastle County Sheriff's Office said a man brutally beat a coworker, then buried him alive.
Woman Accused Of Stealing From Elderly Couple
Tiffany Whitaker is accused of stealing close to $1,000 for a couple she was working for as a caregiver.
Police Ask For Your Help In Georgetown Gas Station Robbery
Georgetown Police said they are searching for a suspect who robbed a Shell gas station around 1:00 a.m. Tuesday. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.