Fireworks sales and use period ends statewide

OLYMPIA, Wash. – State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that the sales period for consumer fireworks concludes July 5, 2013 at 9:00 pm and the discharge period concludes July 5, 2013 at 11:00 pm.  The next legal period for sales and discharge will not occur until December of this year. 

 Fireworks sales begin at noon on December 27, 2013 and end at 11:00 pm on December 31, 2013. Discharging of fireworks is then legal from 6:00 pm on December 31, 2013 until 1:00 am on January 1, 2014.

Duffy wants to remind everyone that, “Personal fireworks require personal responsibility.”  Be safe.

 

Date

Sales Period

Discharge Period

December 27th to 30th

12:00 noon to 11:00 p.m.

No Discharge

December 31st

12:00 noon to 11:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight

January 1st

No Sales

12:00 midnight to 1:00 a.m.

 

Attending a public display is a safe and fun way to enjoy fireworks.  To learn about a community fireworks display near you, visit our website at http://www.wsp.wa.gov/fire/fireworks.htm. For more information contact your local fire department or the Office of the State Fire Marshal at (360) 596-3946.

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