Community Area for Fireworks

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Seeking Support

Chicago, IL

#1 Jun 14, 2012
I'm looking to approach the City Council about setting up a designated public area for residents to blow off their fireworks. I know that Lockport has a show, but I thought it would be fun to create a more grassroots event. I put on a little show in my subdivision each year, but last year the police shut me down. I'm putting it on again this year (hopefully), but thought if there were a central area for everyone, we could enjoy each other's displays, maybe the night of July 3rd. I was thinking maybe doing it as a preshow to the July 4th show at the same location. Any advice anyone has, please let me know!
New to Lockport

Mundelein, IL

#2 Jun 14, 2012
Why in the world would Lockport support an illegal event?

Imagine how much they'd be sued for when someone got hurt at their illegal firework even.t
Satans Sparkler

Plainfield, IL

#3 Jun 14, 2012
So long as you keep your house up and water your lawn go for it but if you are one of the taker d-bags that can find $300 for fireworks but wants more of my money to send your 5 snot nosed kids to school with free meals and subsidize your every whim then a big fat HELL NO.
Duke of Lockport

Lockport, IL

#4 Jun 15, 2012
New to Lockport wrote:
Why in the world would Lockport support an illegal event?
I agree. Most fireworks are illegal in Illinois, but most of the time you'd never know it. They've already started shooting them off by my house. Most of the time I don't really mind, but after 9:30pm, enough already! Now with it being so dry out, I'm a little worried about the higher risk of fire, too.

Since: Jun 09

Bolingbrook, IL

#5 Jun 15, 2012
All fireworks of any type should be banned from anyone but professionals. My husband's co-worker's kid spent last 4th of July in the ER and came close to losing his sight and both hands. Idiot - and he's over 18.

Illegal fireworks are a danger to everyone around and our property as well. Don't be that douchebag that sets the neighborhood or yourself on fire.
Jerry

Lockport, IL

#6 Jun 16, 2012
Just set off your illegal fireworks right by the police station; it will make it easier for them to arrest you and escort you right into the lockup!

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