Follow laws, safety tips when using fireworks
Residents are reminded that it is illegal to possess, sell, discharge, shoot or otherwise set-off fireworks within the Gatesville city limits, according to Gatesville City Ordinances 14-7 and 14-8.
Fireworks are legal in the county, but caution and safety measures should be observed.
For those who choose to use legal fireworks, the National Safety Council offers the following safety tips:
• Never allow young children to handle fireworks
• Older children should use them only under close adult supervision
• Never use fireworks while impaired by drugs or alcohol
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