Setting off illegal fireworks is a misdemeanor punishable with a fine up to $1,000, court costs and a year in jail. Maybe most people get away with breaking the law but not all do. Many years ago, while living in Winter Park, a neighbor I didn’t know fired some sort of firework into a crowd at the Altamonte Mall and seriously injured a young girl. I don’t remember the specifics now, but I recall the progress of his case through the legal system was a regular feature in the Orlando Sentinel. {It was known as the Sentinel Star at the time.}

via Florida Fireworks Laws and You.


About 5redherrings

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: