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Wednesday October 23rd, 2019 5:18PM

USFS: No fireworks allowed on national forest lands

By AccessWDUN Staff
Even though fireworks are legal in Georgia, there are still some locations where pyrotechnics are forbidden. 
 
USDA Forest Service officials have issued a statement ahead of the Fourth of July holiday to remind residents, visitors and campers that fireworks are prohibited in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests.
 
The law states the possession or discharge of all types of fireworks and other pyrotechnic devices is prohibited on all national forest lands year-round, regardless of weather conditions or holidays. Regulations are enforced, and violation is punishable as a misdemeanor by a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment of not more than six months, or both.
 
To get updated information on current conditions on the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests, visit the website at www.fs.usda.gov/conf
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