Misuse of fireworks will not be tolerated in Tyrone and Mid Ulster

Fireworks explode over the Walls of Derry on tuesday night as the Apprentice Boys of Derry continue to host the annual Maiden City Festival which commemorates  the beginning of the siege of the city which began in 1688 and continued until 1689. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 05.08.14
Fireworks explode over the Walls of Derry on tuesday night as the Apprentice Boys of Derry continue to host the annual Maiden City Festival which commemorates the beginning of the siege of the city which began in 1688 and continued until 1689. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 05.08.14
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In the run-up to Halloween, local Police are making the public aware that the sale of illegal fireworks and the misuse of fireworks will NOT be tolerated.

Area Commander Chief Inspector Jane Humphries, said, “The inappropriate and illegal use of fireworks can be unsettling and intimidating for many members of the public.

!”ireworks are extremely dangerous in the hands of anyone not taking suitable precautions, especially children and young people. I am asking all parents to make themselves aware of the dangers and talk about this with your children. You should also make them aware of the legal repercussions of being found with illegal fireworks or bangers in your possession.

Full report in Tyrone Times and Mid Ulster Mail