Many New Yorkers ask which fireworks are legal or illegal, and how tents are allowed to sell them if they’re illegal.
Many fireworks sold in the tents, like TNT Fireworks, found in parking lots only sell poppers, sparklers and fountains. Fireworks in larger packaging designed to go up into the air are illegal, and the ones purchased across state lines are likely illegal in New York.
Legally, a person must be 18 to handle fireworks, so even sparklers are not supposed to be handled by children.
People wanting to report the use of illegal fireworks in the Syracuse area can do so by submitting a tip through the anonymous tips app.
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