Weeks without a good rain and days of 100-plus degree temperatures have left Taylor County and many others in Kentucky parched.
Still, as of the writing of this editorial on Monday, Taylor County is not under a burn ban and the county’s annual fireworks display is still scheduled to go on as usual. Many residents will also take the opportunity to enjoy their own fireworks displays at home.
While it’s legal to use a wide array of fireworks, even in these dry conditions, that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea.
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