With 4th of July celebrations underway across the country, it's important to remember to stay safe when around fireworks this Independence Day.
In Fayette County, Safe and Sane fireworks are the only ones allowed.
These are fireworks that don't leave the ground; such as, fountains, snakes, pinwheels, noisemakers, etc. Fireworks that fly or explode are illegal in Fayette County.
If you're setting off fireworks at home, never reignite malfunctioning fireworks; Only use outdoors, and away from vehicles. Never allow young children to handle fireworks; Only buy fireworks from a licensed stand or store; Never point or throw fireworks at another personLexington firefighters recommend leaving the fireworks to the professionals. The City has worked hard to offer a variety of ways to celebrate the fourth of July, including a free fireworks show.