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Illegal fireworks are very dangerous in Nevada. Often small misfires can result in burns, brush fires, and even house fires. And Las Vegas’s dry, windy desert climate can turn a small fire into a massive disaster in a matter of seconds.
1. What is Nevada’s law on illegal fireworks?
Nevada fireworks law makes it a crime to buy, possess or transport any fireworks that rocket, explode, or move from where they’re ignited.
The only legal fireworks in Nevada bear the Safe-N-Sane emblem, and they can be legally sold and purchased in fire department-approved booths between June 28th and July 4th. They also may not be used outside the week leading up to July 4th.
2. What are the penalties for having illegal fireworks?
If you’re caught with illegal fireworks in Nevada, law enforcement will seize them and may cite or arrest you for a misdemeanor.
Maximum penalties for violating Nevada fireworks law include up to $1,000 in fines and/or a jail term of up to six months. In addition, defendants face a civil penalty of $250 to $1,000.
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A former Los Angeles prosecutor, attorney Neil Shouse graduated with honors from UC Berkeley and Harvard Law School (and completed additional graduate studies at MIT). He has been featured on CNN, Good Morning America, Dr Phil, The Today Show and Court TV. Mr Shouse has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Criminal and Top 100 Civil Attorneys.