Fireworks safety tips for 4th of July

Posted at 6:46 PM, Jul 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-03 19:46:39-04

As Lafayette Parish prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July, Lafayette Consolidated Government wants to remind people of local fireworks laws and regulations for responsible fireworks handling.

Fireworks are permissible in unincorporated areas of the parish only dyuring designated times between June 25th through July 5th. Fireworks may be used and set off between 8 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. during the eleven day period and until 1:00 a.m. on July 4th.