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Fire Marshals shutdown eight fireworks stands for illegal sales

1 year 8 months 4 weeks ago Sunday, December 30 2018 Dec 30, 2018 December 30, 2018 8:18 PM December 30, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE- The State Fire Marshal’s Office has issued cease and desist orders to eight fireworks stands in five parishes for illegal fireworks sales.

Deputies shut down illegal sales at retail stands in Sabine, Lafayette, Acadia, St. Martin, and Iberia parishes. They also shut down a large warehouse in Acadia Parish that carried thousands of dollars worth of illegal fireworks.

According to the State Fire Marshal, 350 retail fireworks permits have been issued for the 2018 Christmas/New Year’s season.

Anyone with information on any suspicious or illegal selling of fireworks is asked to call 1-800-256-5452.

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