From Local Sources
DUBOIS COUNTY -- If you want to light up those fireworks this 4th of July, know the laws where you live; that word today from the Dubois County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies took to social media this week to remind residents to have fun and be safe. They also want you to follow the law. Read more from the sheriff's office below.
It is fireworks season. Please make sure you are familiar with the laws for where you live. The following is information that is from the State of Indiana that applies to you. Be safe, and have fun!
•Throughout the year it is legal to set off fireworks from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., but this may be limited further by local ordinances. Citizens should check with local officials such as the City of Jasper, City of Huntingburg, or the Town of Ferdinand etc.
•On state holidays it is legal to set off fireworks from 9 a.m. to midnight, but this may be limited further by local ordinances.
•June 29-July 3: from 5 p.m. until two hours after sunset;
•July 4: from 10 a.m. to midnight;
•July 5-July 9: from 5 p.m. until two hours after sunset; and
•Fireworks use is limited to your property, the property of someone who has approved the use of fireworks or at a location designated specifically for the use of consumer fireworks.
You cannot use fireworks on public property, including the street where you live.