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Mercer now requires fireworks permit


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MERCER, Wis. — The town of Mercer Board of Supervisors on Thursday amended its private display fireworks ordinance to require permits for possession, use or sale of fireworks.

The need for Mercer to amend its ordinance is to more effectively regulate the use of fireworks in accordance with Wisconsin Statute 167.10, the section that governs fireworks, according to township attorney Fritz Schellgell at the meeting. The ordinance now requires any person who wishes to use, possess, sell or otherwise distribute fireworks to first obtain a permit from the...

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