Gulfport says NO home fireworks July 4th

The Gulfport Police Department is issuing a strong warning this 4th of July: If you blast off fireworks, “We’ll find you and confiscate them.”

Police Chief Robert Vincent posted the notice on his Facebook page explaining, “Fireworks are illegal in Florida. Gulfport Officers will be taking a strong, proactive stance in enforcing the use of fireworks. You may be subject to a first degree misdemeanor punishable with up to a year in jail. Fireworks are disturbing and dangerous and it will not be tolerated in Gulfport.”

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