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Can Utah cities ban fireworks? We’re asking the experts.

Jun 23, 2021, 9:18 AM | Updated: 5:01 pm
 

SALT LAKE CITY — The firework debate might be hotter than the temperature outside.

Fireworks manufacturers insist cities can’t institute bans on fireworks this close to July 4. Cities and counties say they have the right to restrict where explosives go off. Meanwhile, there’s confusion over what state officials can and can’t do. 

Tune to KSL NewsRadio for a breakdown with reporter Paul Nelson on what we’ve learned after consulting the experts. 

Earlier reporting on fireworks and cities

Dave & Dujanovic consulted state officials, fireworks businesses and more in the debate to get to the heart of the situation. Listen to their conversations below. 

Dave & Dujanovic can be heard weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon on KSL NewsRadio. Users can find the show on the KSL NewsRadio website and app, as well as Apple Podcasts and Google Play.

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Can Utah cities ban fireworks? We’re asking the experts.