Each year in Washington, fireworks cause injuries and fires. Don’t let your family become part of these statistics. Be prepared. Be Safe. Be Responsible.

Fireworks are an exciting part of every Fourth of July celebration, but with the colorful displays comes the potential for injury. Every year, hundreds of people end up in the emergency room due to injuries caused by the improper use and handling of fireworks. It’s important to be prepared, be safe and be responsible when enjoying fireworks.

Can you tell the difference between Illegal Fireworks and Illegal Explosive Devices? It could save a life!

Which fireworks are illegal in our state? These are listed as Consumer Fireworks but are illegal to sell, possess, and/or discharge within the State of Washington. They are legal to sell, possess and/or discharge on tribal lands:

The sale and discharge of fireworks is restricted to certain times around the July 4th Holiday: