Local Public Lands Exemption for Fireworks this July 4th-7th ONLY

Written by on July 3, 2019

In anticipation of the Independence Day holiday next week–the Northern Wyoming News reports the Bureau of Land Management Worland Field Office is again making a temporary–local exception to the fireworks ban on public lands. The use of fireworks will be permitted at a gravel pit northwest of Worland from July 4–7, 2019.
The first gravel pit along the road to the landfill is a good location because the area poses a low risk of wildland fire occurrence. Fireworks use is permitted only within this gravel pit and not on the Fifteen Mile Road or gravel pits north of the landfill.
Worland Fire Protection District No. 1 will have crews on scene at the gravel pit during July 4-7.
Worland Police Chief Gabe Elliott noted at Tuesday night’s city council meeting that it is still illegal to set off fireworks within Worland City limits.

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