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Fireworks laws by county and city

If you're wondering if it's legal to set off fireworks in your community, here are some rules you will need to follow so you don't get in trouble with police.

Greeneville - Fireworks are illegal to shoot off within city limits.

Greene County - The sheriff's department tells us you are allowed to shoot fireworks off throughout the county.

Kingsport - Fireworks are illegal.

Sullivan County - Fireworks can be used between the hours of 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. throughout the year, but the hours are extended to midnight on July 4 and other holidays.

Johnson City - Fireworks are prohibited throughout the city.

Washington County, Tenn. - The sheriff's office says you are allowed to shoot fireworks off as long as you do it at a decent hour.

Elizabethton - You are allowed to set off fireworks from June 20 to July 5.

Carter County - The sheriff's office says you are allowed to shoot fireworks off as long as you do it at a decent hour.

Bristol, Tennessee / Bristol, Virginia - It is illegal to set off fireworks within city limits. You are allowed to use sparklers.

Unicoi County - The sheriff's office says you are allowed to shoot fireworks off as long as you do it at a decent hour.

Erwin - Fireworks are illegal.

Johnson County - The sheriff's office says you are allowed to shoot fireworks off as long as you do it at a decent hour.

If your city or county is not listed, please contact your local police department to find out if fireworks are legal.


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