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Set off fireworks at your own risk: Police may ticket you if they find you

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Many people love the Independence Day holiday because, obviously, they get to set off fireworks!

But people need to be careful and be aware of where it is legal and where it isn't to light the fireworks fuses.

FOX 4's Matt Stewart had a list Monday morning-- so you'll at least be aware of your risks for tickets.

Watch his report in the video above.

  • Note: As of this year, Excelsior Springs allows the discharge of certain fireworks, although restrictions do apply. ¬†Larry Tarrant, with the city of Excelsior Springs, Mo., provided FOX 4 with this document on fireworks there.

Update: Roeland Park allows sparklers, cones and firecrackers.