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Fireworks advisory from MPD

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Police remind residents and visitors to exercise caution during their New Year's celebrations.

Montgomery Police say it is illegal "to possess, store, offer for sale, sell at retail, use or explode any fireworks within the City of Montgomery." Any citizens found in violation of the fireworks ordinance could face fines of up to $500.

It also is illegal for individuals "to fire or discharge, or cause to be fired or discharged, any pistol, gun, cannon or anything of like kind or character within the City of Montgomery." Citizens found in violation of the firearms ordinance will be arrested and could face up to six months imprisonment and fines of up to $500.

MPD say's it's committed to providing a safe environment for residents and visitors helping to guard against personal injury or damage to property during celebrations this New Year.

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