For example, inn Kearney fireworks can be purchased and discharged beginning June 28th. Residents can purchase and discharge fireworks from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 28 to July 2 and 8 a.m. to midnight July 3 and 4.
There are just over 700 fireworks stands licensed by the state this year and only fireworks purchased from a Nebraska licensed retailer are legal, according to state officials.
The State Fire Marshall's office warns that some fireworks are still prohibited in the state, including wire sparklers, bottle rockets, nighttime parachutes and firecrackers that contain more than 50 mg of explosive composition.
Officials say it's important to take precautions when using fireworks. They offer the following safety tips: