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2nd Street Closure, Downtown Hastings

Beginning July 7th at midnight, 2nd Street will be closed from Lincoln Avenue to Hastings Avenue. The street closure will occur overnight, including the dates of July 7th, 8th, 11th and 12th. The closures are scheduled each night between Midnight until 7 a.m. These overnight closures will allow remodeling work to continue on the south side of 2nd…

City of Hastings holiday closures

The City of Hastings offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Front desk services will be unavailable at: Hastings Police Department Hastings Fire and Rescue City Hall Hastings Utilities Parks and Recreation Hastings Public Library, and Solid Waste Landfill   Normal hours of operation will resume on Tuesday,…

Unused fireworks collection available through July 31

Hastings Fire & Rescue is providing citizens the opportunity to drop off unused, consumer grade fireworks for disposal. Drop off must be made at one of the two station locations: Station 1: 1313 North Hastings Avenue Station 2: 1145 South Hastings Avenue Homemade fireworks will not be accepted. Fireworks must be turned over directly to fire…

Hastings Fire & Rescue urges fireworks caution

High winds and heat are in the forecast this afternoon and evening throughout Nebraska, including the city of Hastings. These conditions can cause detonated fireworks to drift far away.   The current weather conditions have the potential to cause small fires, with the potential to grow large very quickly.  In addition to the high winds and temperatures,…

Learn more about proper fireworks disposal

Fireworks are a potential source of fire, injury and pollution during AND after their breathtaking display on the ground or in the sky. Improperly disposed fireworks are a safety and environmental hazard. Additionally, the litter and debris resulting from fireworks contains heavy metals and other chemicals that can be washed into storm drains that…