Ocean Shores Postpones Airport Fireworks Display Over Fire Hazard

The professional fireworks display that was to take place this weekend in Ocean Shores has been postponed. Citing concern over the recent burn bans and dry weather, the city of Ocean Shores has postponed the fireworks display scheduled for this Sunday.

A press release from Fire Chief David W Bathke yesterday afternoon said that The Cities elected officials, Fire Chief, and Police Chief stand by their commitment to protecting public life safety and [making] property conservation a top priority.

Bathke said, “With the present level of wildland fire danger set to Very High / Extreme, in addition to these orders issued yesterday, and in light of the extremely dry dangerous wildfire conditions that are present within our city limits. It is our professional opinions and decision as stewards of the City of Ocean Shores that the “Fireworks” display scheduled for Sunday night September 10th, 2017, at the city airport shall be postponed.

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In addition, all recreational camp fires, barbeques using charcoal briquettes or any other solid fuels, all residential burning, and land clearing burning are strictly prohibited until further notice.