Metro police warn of fireworks fines
Johannesburg - Johannesburg metro police have warned that fireworks in celebration of Guy Fawkes Day on Saturday should not be set off near animals.
"Any one who ignites fireworks near to animals will be fined R1 000," spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said on Friday.
"If parents allow minors to ignite fire works, they will be fined R1 500."
Minnaar said residents were allowed to set off fireworks between 19:00 and 22:00.
"Animal lovers are requested to take the necessary precautions to protect there animals during those times."