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Mena and Polk County Release Firework Rules

Mena Chief of Police Brandon Martin said that there is a city ordinance that does not allow fireworks to be set off within the city limits. Officials encourage the public to take advantage of the many professional fireworks exhibitions scheduled throughout the county.

Polk County Sheriff Mike Godfrey said that fireworks are allowed within the County although, he asked that citizens: Be respectful to those around them; do not pop fireworks too late; pop all fireworks in a safe manner; do not pop fireworks within the vicinity of a fireworks show, it is a safety concern.

Both Martin and Godfrey wish everyone a safe and Happy 4th of July!



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