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Houston Officials Remind Residents Fireworks Are Illegal Inside City Limits

People in unincorporated parts of Harris County can purchase and use fireworks, but not near churches, hospitals, schools or daycare centers

Houston prohibits the manufacture, use, or sale of fireworks, and fines can range from $500 to $2,000 per firework.

Houston officials are reminding residents that fireworks are illegal inside city limits.

Houston prohibits the manufacture, use, or sale of fireworks. In some cases even possession of fireworks can result in a fine, for instance if a person is unsafely transporting them through the city or if a minor has fireworks.

People in unincorporated parts of Harris County can purchase and use fireworks, but not near churches, hospitals, schools or daycare centers.

Fines in Houston can range from $500 to $2,000 per firework.

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