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With holiday approaching, police see upswing in fireworks complaints


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While explosion-filled holiday celebrations have already begun, police remind citizens to be conscientious neighbors and to practice precaution.

Although the city allows all fireworks that are legal in the state to be sold within its boundaries, Sidney does stipulate the time during which these fireworks can be discharged. The city allows private citizens to shoot off fireworks between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. with eight of hours of quiet time in between. On July 4, the city allows fireworks until midnight.

Noise complaints concerning fireworks have been fairly plentiful in the week leading up...

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