MPD issues reminder of city fireworks, firearms ordinance

MPD issues reminder of city fireworks, firearms ordinance

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department is urging residents and visitors to pay attention to the city's fireworks and firearms ordinances.

MPD officials say it is illegal for individuals to possess, store, offer for sale, sell at retail, use or explode any fireworks in the city of Montgomery. It is also illegal for individuals to fire or discharge or cause to fire or discharge any pistol, gun, cannon or anything similar.

Anyone found in violation of the fireworks ordinance could face fines of up to $500, and those who are caught violating the firearms ordinance will be arrested and could face up to six months in prison and fines up to $500.

The city of Montgomery will have multiple fireworks shows across the River Region. To find out where these events will be, take a look at this list.

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