Warning after police discover van selling unlicensed and uninsured fireworks in South Yorkshire

Police in South Yorkshire have issued a warning about buying fireworks from disreputable outlets.

Officers removed fireworks from a van in Kendray, Barnsley yesterday.

The fireworks display gets underway at the Doncaster Racecourse. Picture: Marie Caley

The fireworks display gets underway at the Doncaster Racecourse. Picture: Marie Caley

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It was suspected that the fireworks were being sold without the appropriate license or insurance.

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The force in a statement: “Please only buy from reputable sources - to prevent unsafe fireworks harming you or your family.”

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