Firework Ban In Effect Statewide

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

Scorching temperatures and dry conditions have led to the governor issuing a firework ban for the entire state.

If you are caught using them, it's going to cost you: violators could not only face fines upward of $1,000, but could be liable for the damages caused from the fireworks.

Some counties are still allowing people to buy fireworks, but are prohibiting use. In El Paso County, even purchasing fireworks is banned. The city of Pueblo has established a similar ban.

Law enforcement encourage anyone that sees illegal use of firework to report it, in order to help prevent more wildfires.


KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 159407665 - kktv.com/a?a=159407665