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Valdosta warns against weekend fireworks

May 25, 2007

Valdosta - Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta ask people to celebrate Memorial Day without fireworks.

With the prolonged drought, officials fear sparks could create more wildfires in the state.

So they are strongly cautioning against using fireworks or sparklers this holiday weekend.

They say if the area does not get any rain or see any relief soon, they'll start reviewing Fourth of July festivities and whether or not to cancel fireworks shows in the area.

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