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Dispose of unused fireworks, unwanted firearms this weekend

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Posted at 10:38 PM, Jul 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-01 23:38:22-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Local police and fire departments are giving the community a chance to properly dispose of unused fireworks and unwanted firearms this Saturday.

The Omaha Police Department, Omaha Fire Department and Ralston Fire Department are participating in the annual Firework and Firearm Amnesty Day.

The event works as a community partnership to properly dispose of fireworks and get illegal or unwanted firearms and ammunition off the street. Omaha Police says there will be no questions asked.

Omaha Police says to make sure firearms are unloaded. If unable to unload the firearm or if you are unsure if it's unloaded, let staff know before you remove it from your vehicle.

The event is Saturday, July 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Seymour Smith Park (6802 Harrison St) and Fire Station #43 (5505 N. 103rd St.)