I have been living in the United States for about 5 years now. One thing I miss from back home is Guy Fawke's Night. I miss the loud explosions, the bonfires and the colourful lights. Not only is this holiday not observed in the United States, Fireworks are illegal in the state of Arizona.
Fireworks are illegal in Arizona. It is against the law in Arizona to sell, use, explode, or even possess fireworks. Events that are held on any public school, state, or county properties that involve fireworks and and pyrotechnic displays must receive a permit from the Arizona State Fire Marshal.
How Are Fireworks Defined in AZ?
Skyrockets, firecrackers, torpedoes and roman candles all fall under the category of illegal fireworks. Many people in Arizona are surprised to learn that even sparklers are prohibited by law here. Actually, sparklers account for many burn injuries to children.
This year, again, I have no real plans, but obviously I wouldn't want to break any laws.....although I do know several black market firework dealers
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