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FW: [newhilleast] Illegal fireworks

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  • aRodeoJock
    This was easy. Someone reposted it last night. From: newhilleast@yahoogroups.com [mailto:newhilleast@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Anne Holbrook Sent: Sunday,
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 5, 2010

      This was easy. Someone reposted it last night.

       

      From: newhilleast@yahoogroups.com [mailto:newhilleast@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Anne Holbrook
      Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2010 10:20 PM
      To: Hill Group
      Subject: [newhilleast] Illegal fireworks

       

       

      It is after 10 pm and the bold print fireworks can be seen easily and heard continuously--

       

      Maybe some people are unaware of the fireworks laws in DC--

       

      Description of illegal fireworks in the District:

      PROHIBITED* PERMITTED+

      Firecrackers of any kind or description Any firework specifically excepted in this article

      Any firework that explodes, such as cherry bombs,

      salutes, Roman candles, floral shells, artillery shells

      Toy paper caps containing not more than twenty-five

      hundredths (0.25) of a grain of explosive composition

      per cap

      Any firework intended to move after the piece is placed

      and fired; such as bottle rockets, parachutes, buzzbombs,

      pinwheels, helicopters, jumping jacks

      Sparklers not more than 20 inches (50mm) in length

      Sparklers more than 20 inches (50mm) in length Torches, cones

      Any firework that contains mercury, arsenic, tetryl,

      phosporous, sulphocyanide, magnesium, potassium

      picrate, gallic acid, chlorate of potash and sugar, or any

      highly oxidizing agent

      Box fires, fountains

      Any firework having a side fuse, or a fuse inserted at any

      point along the length of the firewor

      Dip-sticks, non-poisonous snakes

      Any firework found by the code official to be dangerous

      to the safety of persons or property

      Paper novelty items, colored lights

      *Prohibited Fireworks: (Article 27, DC Register, F-2700.1.1): The manufacture, storage, display, sale, setting off, or discharge of any firework listed in this column is prohibited in the District of

      Columbia.

      +Permitted Fireworks: (Article 27, DC Register, F-2700.1.2): The fireworks

      If you are aware of fireworks being set

      off in your neighborhood, call 9-1-1 to

      have police and fire personnel investigate

      the situation. Specially-trained teams will

      respond to ensure that any fireworks being

      set off are legal and safe. These teams

      are also inspecting fireworks stands

      operating in the District of Colubmbia for

      compliance with the law.

      The Fire/EMS Department seizes and fines up to $2000

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