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With numerous festive season celebrations coming up, South Africans are preparing for firework blasting action, but are not quite sure what the restrictions are.

With New Year's Eve on 31 December, it's best you make sure you are clued up with the city's by-laws to avoid fines of up to R10 000.

The City of Cape Town recently published a list of 12 areas reserved for discharging fireworks. You can see them all here: Where to safely and legally set off fireworks in Cape Town

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