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WELCOME TO KANSAS CITY'S FAVORITE 4TH OF JULY GAME: WAS THAT GUNSHOTS FOR FIREWORKS?!?!
It's a question that local middle-class women will be asking CONSTANTLY over the next few days.
Sadly, they won't get an answer until sometime around August.
Also, it's worth mentioning that pet owners and people who suffer from PTSD will also confront more serious challenges as well.
Accordingly, here's more local fireworks news to help answer the question . . . Check-it . . .
On July 1, Mayor Quinton Lucas, State Rep. Mark Sharp (D-36) and Kansas Citian Shanahan DeMoss, and KCPD gathered on the steps of Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department Headquarters and addressed concerns related to "celebratory gunfire." Celebratory gunfire is when someone goes to shoot their gun in the air in the same fashion as a firework to celebrate any occasion.
We've made the list, now it's time for you to check it twice before heading to a fireworks tent near you. Are you allowed to shoot off fireworks in your area? Check out our list of updated fireworks rules and regulations for cities across the metro area.MISSOURIBELTON: Allowed June 28-July 3 from 10 a.m.
Updated June 27, 2021 at 7:41 AM ET Last Fourth of July some fireworks stores went dark because they ran out of product. The same thing may happen again this year.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - 41 Action News wants to help residents of the Kansas City area have a fun, safe Fourth of July weekend. Find the latest lists of fireworks events and laws for your area at the links below: EVENTS | A guide to Fourth of July events across the Kansas City area LAWS | Are fireworks legal in my Kansas City-area city?
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Independence Day means fireworks. Fireworks mean fun explosions. However, explosions can also hurt. Although that seems straightforward enough, thousands of people each year still require medical care due to accidents, unsafe practices and illegal firecracker use. About 2,500 people were injured in 2019, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission website .
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