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Division of Wildland Fire Suppression urging precautions during July 4

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Division of Wildland Fire Suppression is urging South Dakotans to take precautions with fireworks during July 4 celebrations to prevent wildfires.

Hot, dry weather in the Black Hills and other parts of the state have increased the possibility that fireworks could cause fast-moving wildfires. The fire danger is expected to be in the moderate or above category.

The sale and discharge of fireworks is allowed from Wednesday through July 5 in South Dakota. It's prohibited within the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District and many municipalities. Fireworks are also prohibited on all other federal and state lands across South Dakota.














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