But while police are unlikely to nab someone for celebrating America's birthday early, it's a different story for insurance companies should a misdirected bottle rocket land on a roof and start a fire or if an errant jumping jack injures a bystander.
"It's important for Hoosiers to consider the consequences before using fireworks," said
According to the
Nearly every city and town throughout the Region bans the use of fireworks in their community year-round, except for the 12 days that state law dictates all legal consumer fireworks must be permitted during certain hours.
In addition, illegal fireworks use that causes property damage is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in county jail and a maximum
Illegal fireworks use that causes serious bodily injury or death is a felony with a potential punishment of up to six years in state prison and a
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