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Fireworks show unaffected by state ban


The fireworks display tonight at 11P.M. at the ball field is moving forward as planned, said Assistant Fire Chief Dave Berg, as parts of the state face fireworks bans due to wildfires and dry conditions.

On June 27, the Alaska State Fire Marshal's Office implemented an immediate suspension on the sale and use of fireworks across most of the state, according to the Alaska Department of Public Safety, Fire and Life Safety. The ban affects areas that face fire risk levels in high, very high and extreme conditions or have a shortage of wild land firefighting resources.

The ban only reaches as...

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