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Summerville council considers restrictions on fireworks

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Wednesday Summerville Town Council tackles fireworks and creating limitations on when you can set them off.

According to the ordinance sponsor, Walter Bailey, several residents in the town have complained of fireworks late into the night and early morning. Right now, the town doesn't have any restrictions when fireworks can be used.

If the ordinance passes its second reading Wednesday, fireworks won't be allowed between 10:00PM and 10:00AM most days. The only two exceptions are 4th of July and New Years when fireworks would be allowed until 1:00AM.

Violators would face 30 days in jail or a $500 fine.

The ordinance passed its first reading unanimously. Wednesday is the second and final reading.

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