This photo shows an array of fireworks. Juneau Police Department this week reminded Juneau residents to adhere to the city’s fireworks ordinance this holiday weekend. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

JPD encourages safe and respectful fireworks use for New Year’s

The weather may not be ideal for pyrotechnics as is.


Juneau residents watch the city’s fireworks display on July 4, 2021. In late May, the city assembly passed an ordinance that banned loud, mortar-style fireworks in Juneau’s neighborhoods and imposed limits on the types, times, and locations where residents can use fireworks. This holiday weekend was the first test of the new rules. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)

July 4 holiday tests city’s new fireworks rules

JPD fields complaints but issues no citations during a generally quieter holiday weekend