Police said aerial and ground fireworks are not legal in Sun Prairie and reminded residents to keep safety in mind during upcoming Fourth of July celebrations.
Sun Prairie police Lt. Brian Teasdale said in a news release Tuesday that this time of year, the department receives questions and concerns regarding the use fireworks. He shared a list of allowable and illegal fireworks plus tips on safety in advance Independence Day.
Teasdale said snakes, sparklers less than 36 inches long, cone fountains and smoke devices are legal in Sun Prairie. Any device that leaves the ground, explosives, Roman Candles, pinwheels and jumpers are not legal.
Police suggested residents discharge fireworks away from residences in outdoor areas and wet down the area prior to setting off fireworks.