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Firework restrictions placed on Midland, Ector county

(Source: KWES) (Source: KWES)
(KWES) -

Ector and Midland county held their Commissioner's court meetings June 11 and both led to the same result on firework restrictions.

Officials from both counties voting to approve a ban on the sale and use of two types of aerial fireworks.

The banned pyrotechnic devices include all brands that function as missiles with fins and rockets with sticks.

Here's a look at how they're commonly seen in stores.

(Missiles w/ fins)

 

(Rockets w/ sticks) 

Anyone found selling or using these types of fireworks is subject to a class C ticket and up to a $500 fine.

Fireworks go on sale in both counties June 24th.

Also, remember that all types of fireworks are prohibited within the city limits of Odessa and Midland.

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