Police suggest how to legally set off fireworks

Columbus police are asking that if you are setting off fireworks, to be courteous to your neighbors and that you stay safe this Independence Day.

Lt Matt Harris explains:

Harris said that you can legally set off fireworks until 11 p.m. every night, or until midnight on the Fourth of July.

He explains that you are responsible for any damages you cause to other people’s property:

You are not allowed to shoot fireworks in city parks or other city-owned spaces.

Harris suggests how you can protect your family.: