If you were thinking about lighting up fireworks for a Fourth of July celebrations in Belvidere, you better think again.

According to WREX, Belvidere Police has begun their "You Light It We Write It" campaign in conjunction with the holiday weekend.

Police are enforcing their ban, sale and possession of consumer fireworks in the city of Belvidere.

WREX also reported that the Belvidere police will be hiring back officers in order to enforce this campaign.