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Dunkirk cancels 4th of July fireworks due to COVID-19

City is the latest to cancel the annual holiday spectacle due to health and safety concerns.

DUNKIRK, N.Y. — Add Dunkirk to the list of WNY communities that have cancelled its 4th of July fireworks display.

The police said in a statement Wednesday concerns over health and safety guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic are behind the move.

The department also said they've seen a huge increase in complaints about vehicles with loud music or mufflers. They remind people that these incidents disrupt the quality of life for residents and say the city's noise ordinance will be strictly enforced.

Noise Ordinance fines increase with each subsequent violation ranging from $250.00 to $750.00 and possible 15 days in Jail.

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