While Labor Day may not be considered a "fireworks holiday" by everyone, it is one of 10 national holidays on which the use of these colorful explosives is permitted by Michigan law.
Under the state's controversial new fireworks law, residents can ignite, discharge and use consumer fireworks the day before, day of and day after a national holiday.
Although some residents and community leaders across Rochester have asked legislators to repeal the Fireworks Safety Act of 2011, which was designed to increase revenue to the state and encourage citizens to buy consumer fireworks in Michigan rather than in neighboring states, the law has been neither revised nor repealed to date.
Lawmakers have, however, started to review the law that removed the state ban on bottle rockets, aerial cakes, Roman candles and firecrackers.
Read what Rochester-area residents had to say about the fireworks law in