Fireworks to be allowed in St. Clair, Mo. during 3-day period - KMOV.com

Fireworks to be allowed in St. Clair, Mo. during 3-day period

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Past fireworks display at Ritenour High School (Credit: City of Overland Official Website) Past fireworks display at Ritenour High School (Credit: City of Overland Official Website)
ST. CLAIR, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

St. Clair alderman approved an ordinance to allow fireworks within city limits on Monday.

The ordinance allows for fireworks to be used only during a three-day window.  Those days are from July 3 to July 5 from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m.

Other regulations to the ordinance include a person must be 16-years-old or older to shoot fireworks, they cannot be within 600 feet of a hospital, church, nursing home, mental facility or school, they cannot be discharged within 300 feet of a gas station, and fireworks cannot be discharged from a running vehicle.

Additionally, if there is a drought, the mayor has the ability to disallow fireworks.

To buy and sell fireworks within city limits is still forbidden.

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