The Corpus Christi Fire Department is reminding residents that it is illegal to discharge fireworks inside the city limits, including on city beaches.
The police and fire departments will be working together to enforce this ordinance. If found illegally using fireworks, violators could be fined up to $2000.00 per package.
According to CCFD, if you will be using fireworks this holiday, please keep the following safety tips in mind:
Anyone needing to report the illegal use of fireworks, can call 826-COPS (2677). Do not call 911 for firework complaints.
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