So what does that mean in plain English? Under Florida law, anything that flies in the air or explodes is illegal, except for scheduled professional displays. Using illegal fireworks is a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Where can I find the Florida Statues regarding fireworks? The 2014 Florida Statutes regarding fireworks can be found here. The State Fire Marshal has information here.
Who can I call for fireworks violations? The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office can be reached at 904 824-8304.
Where can I watch the pros set off fireworks? Here's a list for 2015.
Any tips for dealing with pets and fireworks phobia? Click here.
Where can I find out more about fireworks safety? Visit the National Fire Protection Association website.