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Posted on: December 31, 2018

San Marcos Not the Place To Use Fireworks

July 4 Firework Safety Picture

Chapter 38 of the City of San Marcos Code of Ordinances states: Sec. 38.054. Violations declared nuisances: extraterritorial application. (a) The following are declared public nuisances:
(1) The sale, possession, storage, discharge, or offer for sale of fireworks;
(2) Any violation of this article which poses a serious danger to the safety of persons or property.
(b) It is unlawful for a person to create or maintain a public nuisance, or to engage in any activity that constitutes a public nuisance, within the city limits or within 5,000 feet of the city limits. (Ord. No. 2002-18, § 1, 3-4-02)

Firework Safety

  • Be extra careful with sparklers.  Little arms are too short to hold sparklers, which can heat up to 1,200 degrees.  How about this?  Let your young children use glow sticks instead.  They can be just as fun but they don’t burn at a temperature hot enough to melt glass.
  • Leave the fireworks to the professionals. Do not use consumer fireworks.
  • The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public display conducted by trained professionals.

July 4 Firework Safety Picture

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