- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Fireworks went on sale Monday in parts of Oregon where they are legal. Retailers and stands can sell fireworks through July 6.

Fire officials remind users that fireworks are prohibited on all Oregon beaches, parks and campgrounds. Fireworks also are prohibited in national forest and most other public lands.

KTVZ reports (https://bit.ly/1iBGzd6 ) Oregon law bans fireworks that fly, explode or travel more than 6 feet on the ground or 12 inches in the air. These include firecrackers, bottle rockets and Roman candles.

Violators could be fined up to $500 and user who set fires may be required to pay the cost of firefighting and damages.


Information from: KTVZ-TV, https://www.ktvz.com/

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