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Firecracker crackdown

On Monday, Gov. Nathan Deal used an executive order to declare Georgia in an official drought and ban consumer use of fireworks, like those sold at this store in Alabama. The governor hopes that the ban will help prevent fires caused by fireworks.

Trips to places like this Alabama fireworks store could be curtailed if an order from Gov. Nathan Deal lasts into the holiday season, banning fireworks in most of Georgia.

By Alicia B. Hill

Daily News

On Monday, Gov. Nathan Deal used an executive order to declare Georgia in an official drought and ban consumer use of fireworks, like those sold at this store in Alabama. The governor hopes that the ban will help prevent fires caused by fireworks.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/11/web1_fireworks1.jpgOn Monday, Gov. Nathan Deal used an executive order to declare Georgia in an official drought and ban consumer use of fireworks, like those sold at this store in Alabama. The governor hopes that the ban will help prevent fires caused by fireworks.

Trips to places like this Alabama fireworks store could be curtailed if an order from Gov. Nathan Deal lasts into the holiday season, banning fireworks in most of Georgia.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2016/11/web1_fireworks3.jpgTrips to places like this Alabama fireworks store could be curtailed if an order from Gov. Nathan Deal lasts into the holiday season, banning fireworks in most of Georgia.

Governor bans fireworks amid drought

By Alicia B. Hill

Daily News

Reach Alicia B. Hill at Alicia.Hill@lagrangenews.com or at 706-884-7311, Ext. 236.