REMINDER:BAN OF AERIAL FIREWORKS & OUTDOOR BURNING ORDER

NEWS RELEASE

RELEASE DATE & TIME:  Tuesday, July 2, 2013 @  3:00 PM

El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938

  Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra

Cell: 915-479-1678

Office: (915) 538-2119

EMAIL: abecerra@epcounty.com

Website: EPCSO.ORG  RSS SHERIFF'S NEWS FEED

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EL PASO TEXAS- The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office is reminding citizens the Order BANNING THE SALE/USE OF AERIAL FIREWORKS  remains in effect as adopted and ordered as of May 20, 2013 by El Paso County Commissioner’s Court which includes the sale and/or use of aerial fireworks, to wit: skyrockets with sticks and missiles with fins, are prohibited in all of the unincorporated areas of the County of El Paso pursuant to Texas Local Government Code 352.051 c.  A violation of this order is a Class “C” misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500, Texas Government Code 352.051 (i).

imageAlso, in effect in the unincorporated areas of the county is the PROHIBITION OF OUTDOOR BURNING.  The burn ban is in effect as adopted and ordered as of April 29, 2013 and shall continue for a period of 90 days until repealed or expired in accordance with state law. A violation of this order are defined and punishable as described in Section 352.081(h) of the Texas Local Government Code as a Class “C” misdemeanor.

 


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FIREWORKS EVENTS:

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FOR MORE INFO CALL FIREWORKS DISPLAY LOCATIONS

HAVE A SAFE 4TH OF JULY

  • Speaking Rock Entertainment Center / 122 South Old Pueblo Rd. / 9:30 PM Fireworks after concert/ 915-790-4000
  • Wet & Wild Waterworld / 8804 S. Desert Blvd./ 9:00 PM Fireworks/ 886-2222
  • Western Playland / 1249 Futurity Dr., Sunland Park, NM / 9:30 PM-Fireworks / 575-589-3410
  • El Paso Symphony Orchestra “Pop Goes the Fort” / 11388 East Fort Bliss / Laser Light Show will follow / 7:30 PM /533-8162
  • ”Music Under the Stars”-El Paso Wind Symphony- Chamizal National Memorial-800 S. San Marcial / Fireworks after the performance/ 532-7273
  • El Paso Diablos  / Cohen Stadum / Fireworks after the baseball game /10:00 PM /755-2000
  • Harvest Christian Center / 1345 New Harvest Pl/585-9934
  • El Paso Country Club / 5000 Country Club / 584-1111
Published 02 July 2013 03:00 PM by abecerra
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