Missouri State Fire Marshal urges Missourians to think of safety first as July 4th fireworks sales begin

Missouri State Fire Marshal urges Missourians to think of safety first as July 4th fireworks sales begin

Fireworks sales at season retailers are legal in state from June 20 to July 10

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Across the nation, July 4th is not only the busiest day of the year for fireworks, it’s the busiest day of the year for fires.  It’s no coincidence.

“The week of July 4th is a very busy time for fire departments across Missouri, and it’s because of fires and injuries caused by fireworks,” State Fire Marshal Tim Bean said. 

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