MT. VERNON — — The Mt. Vernon Fire Department will offer fireworks training this month and in June for those interested in obtaining a consumer fireworks permit.
To receive a permit, you must successfully complete the training course in question. The permit is required in order to "purchase, possess and/or display 2.4g consumer fireworks" in Illinois, states an MVFD news release.
The free course will cover topics such as the safe handling of fireworks, the law as it pertains to fireworks and more.
Find out more Friday on this site or in the print edition of the Register-News.