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Fireworks dangers

And while those laws do exist, there is a loophole.
Rockets can be bought for "Agricultural Purposes" like scaring birds and other animals from crops.
   
But no matter what they are used for, fireworks can hurt you and cause plants and houses to catch fire.

Erin Gillespie/Florida Department of Agriculture
"Fireworks, obviously, are firepower. When you shoot a firework off it can land on your roof of your house,
   
It can land in the brush of your yard, so we really encourage people to watch out for that when they're using fireworks."

The Department of Agriculture says fireworks send close to 5,000 people to the hospital every year.