The US Forest Service Department of Agriculture is reminding the public that neither fireworks, nor any pyrotechnic device, may be discharged anywhere within national forests, regardless of weather conditions or holidays. Fireworks regulations are strictly enforced, with each violation punishable as a misdemeanor with a fine up to $5,000 and/or imprisonment of up to six months.
Fireworks are also not allowed on any type of public property, including streets, sidewalks and city or school parking lots. Public fireworks displays will be split among the local cities. No displays are scheduled for Sunday the 5th of July.
Local Fireworks Displays will be at dusk at the following dates and locations.
July 2-- Hart
July 3-- Pentwater
July 3-- Hamlin Lake
July 4-- Manistee
July 4-- Ludington
July 4-- Silver Lake Sand Dunes