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Fireworks Banned In Indian Rocks Beach. There is a fine. And it is enforced. What qualifies as a firework? Florida statutes say a firework as “any combustible or explosive composition or substance or combination of substances or, except as hereinafter provided, any article prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration, or detonation.” So, anything that explodes and goes up into the sky.

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Specific fireworks that meet these definitions, as defined by law, include:

  • Firecrackers

    Fireworks

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  • Torpedoes

    Fireworks

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  • Skyrockets

    Fireworks

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  • Roman Candles

    Sparklers

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  • Dago Bombs

    Snappers

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