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Fireworks that 'fly or go boom' not legal


June 26, 2020

Folks setting off noisy late-night fireworks in the city of Cloquet are likely breaking two laws: Minnesota state statute 624.20 and the city’s noise ordinance.

“The short version is anything that gets launched into the air and/or goes ‘boom’ is unlawful,” Cloquet police chief Derek Randall said.

The police chief said late-night fireworks have been an issue this year, one he expects to increase as we draw closer to the July Fourth holiday.

“We’re probably seeing an increase now just because of people not going in crowds, staying at home doing their own little shows,” he said...

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