Independence Day in the United States, the annual celebration of nationhood. It commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. Independence Day is celebrated each year on July 4.
Many people celebrate by watching community firework shows or having fun with fireworks with family and friends.
Local fire departments ask you to please remember:
- Do not discharge any fireworks near structures or wood lines.
- Keep a bucket of water or hose nearby to extinguish any resulting hot spot fires.
- After discharge, be sure to douse any spent devices with sufficient amounts of water before discarding them into trash receptacles.
All burn bans have been lifted. Have fun and be safe.