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Flying fireworks now legal in Kentucky

Backyard fireworks displays in Kentucky are going to be a little bigger this Fourth of July.

A new law allows Kentucky residents to buy and use fireworks that shoot into the air. Fireworks like bottle rockets and roman candles are now legal.

In the past you had to drive to Missouri or Indiana to get these type of fireworks.

The new law does come with some safety features. People younger than 18 aren't allowed to buy or sell fireworks.  Fireworks can't be used within 200 feet of a structure, vehicle or other person. And finally fireworks can't be sold to anyone under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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