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Old 07-02-2010, 11:40 AM
 
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Is it legal to shoot off fireworks in Tarrant County?
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:10 PM
 
Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex
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It is Illegal.
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:15 PM
 
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Even with all the rain... how silly...
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:28 PM
 
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Maybe I can get away with it as I live in Heritage... which is pretty far away from downtown fort worth, and technically not in Keller (so the keller cops can't get me!)
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:41 PM
 
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there is difference between Tarrant COUNTY limits and the cities inside Tarrant county
most cities have laws that say NO fireworks--but I am not sure about the COUNTY/unencorporated limits--although all Tarrant county could be off-limits

many times people ignore this and shoot firecrackers (some people close to me were doing this at like 2AM Thursday morning) or other fireworks they buy outside city limits in those stands...
it can be very dangerous for the people doing it and for the homes around them--depending on their attention to detail and the weather...,

we had house in my Bedford neighborhood catch on fire years ago because of people shooting fireworks a day or so before July 4th--and it was hot/dry summer...
people had more wood shingles at that time--caught in shingles and that house went up pretty quick and sparks threatened the houses in close proximity

junior high kids--at home alone--STUPID...and obviously parents were clueless about what their kids were getting up to
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Old 07-06-2010, 10:39 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth, TX
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Sorry its a little late, no local city allows you to shoot off fireworks, but you are able to shoot them off in unincorporated portions of the county. So NO, it isn't illegal in unincorporated portions of Tarrant County.

We happen to be in unincorporated Fort Worth, so our whole neighborhood is lit up each year.

If you utilize a modicum of common sense, fireworks can be completely safe. You just have to be smart about it.
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Old 07-07-2010, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Keller, TX
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Maybe I can get away with it as I live in Heritage... which is pretty far away from downtown fort worth, and technically not in Keller (so the keller cops can't get me!)
I live in Heritage too and our show got shot down after only 1/2 hour or so by the FW Fire dept. Those guys were all over the place!
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Old 07-07-2010, 09:13 AM
 
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Heritage is IN FTW city limits not unincorporated Tarrant County
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Old 07-07-2010, 10:23 AM
 
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Well I was able to shoot them off with no problems... I guess it depends on your neighbors and if they call the police or not...
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Old 07-07-2010, 11:19 AM
 
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I know what I would do if you were my neighbor...
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