Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks
The use of fireworks by individuals on Fort Knox is strictly prohibited. Only garrison approved contractors licensed by the state of Kentucky for a specific function are exempt.
See Fort Knox Reg. 420-1, 14-6.
As the July 4 holiday approaches, there is good news and bad news about injuries from fireworks.
The good news: These injuries dropped by 15 percent between 2005 and 2006.
The bad news: There were still 9,200 people treated for fireworks-related injuries in emergency departments in 2006.