ORLANDO, Fla. – Fourth of July is less than two weeks away, and police officials want people to stay safe while they are enjoying the fireworks at the 40th annual Fireworks at the Fountain celebration at Lake Eola.
"The Orlando Police Department wants to ensure all of our residents and visitors that their safety is our No. 1 priority," police said. told News 6. They said measures will be taken that are both visible and not visible, as they prepare for a crowd large crowds. In 2016, 150,000 people attend the "One Orlando" event that honored the 49 people who died at Pulse nightclub on June 12.
Banned items this year include tents, canopies, large umbrellas, outside alcohol or glass items. Stakes are also not permitted.
But officials want anyone who sees something out of the ordinary to remember: If you see something, say something and we will do something.
Call 911 to report any suspicious activity.
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