Fireworks Sales Begin June 28

Consumer firework sales across the state will begin at noon on Thursday, June 28, and continue until 9:00 p.m. on July 5.  The State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding residents to know the laws before purchasing or using fireworks.

Statewide sales and discharge period allowed by RCW 70.77.395
Date Sales Period Discharge Period
June 28 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
June 29 – July 3 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
July 4 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
July 5 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

With care and planning you can ensure that your family has a fun and safe Fourth of July.  Always check with your local jurisdiction before purchasing or using fireworks, as a number of cities and counties have fireworks restrictions or bans.

Remember the three “B‘s” of fireworks safety:

  • Be Prepared – Have water nearby and put pets indoors
  • Be Safe – Only adults should light fireworks
  • Be Responsible – Clean up fireworks debris

For more information about fireworks safety or the fireworks laws for your area, visit the State Fire Marshal’s fireworks webpage at http://www.wsp.wa.gov/fireworks/.