Bottle rockets, roman candles and mortars. It is illegal to sell, buy or use them in Pennsylvania — illegal in fact for state residents to go out of state and get them.
The city is rightly proud of its fireworks displays, but takes a dim view of anyone else using pyrotechnics inside its borders. This Fourth of July, Pittsburgh’s fireworks task force took a hardline stance.
As the Fourth of July holiday gets closer, safety officials are issuing annual reminders on being careful when handling fireworks.