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You can officially buy legal fireworks throughout Bakersfield

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Posted at 8:03 AM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 11:03:25-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Residents can officially start buying fireworks throughout Bakersfield.

While the 4th of July is still days away, Kern County Fire said fireworks sales can officially start at noon Wednesday

Starting Thursday residents can begin lighting fireworks.

Residents can light fireworks until July 5 at 12:30 a.m.

Those who don't follow regulations could be fined $1,500 for a first violation and up to $25,000 after their third violation.

For more information about fireworks regulation throughout Kern County, visit the KCFD You Light It, We Write It website.