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Posted on: July 5, 2018

From The Forum: F-M cops got plenty fireworks complaints this year, but it's been worse

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In the days leading up to Independence Day and on July 4, 2018, cops in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo were called nearly 200 times with complaints about fireworks.

“People are upset that somebody else in their neighborhood, their neighbors or somebody in the area, is lighting fireworks,” Fargo police spokeswoman Jessica Schindeldecker said Thursday, July 5.

Even in West Fargo, where fireworks are legal for a part of that time, there were plenty of calls.

West Fargo police Lt. Adam Gustafson said many residents are well aware of the law and will call when fireworks are used outside of the legal timeframe, such as after midnight.

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