Aberdeen Fireworks Restrictions

ABERDEEN, Wash. – With July 4th celebrations near, the Aberdeen fire department would like to remind the public about fireworks and safety. Fireworks can be discharged in the City of Aberdeen between the hours of 9 AM and 12 Midnight on July 4th. On June 28th the sale of legal fireworks has begun in many areas. In the City of Aberdeen, fireworks regulations are more restrictive than the state regulations.

The following restrictions apply to the City of Aberdeen:

Sale of fireworks is allowed from 11:00AM July 1st until 11:00 PM July 4th.
Discharge of fireworks is allowed only on July 4th 9:00AM until 12:00 Midnight.
Lawful fireworks are defined as class C common fireworks and labeled U.N. 0336 1.4G
It is unlawful to set off, ignite or aid in setting off any form of fireworks in a public place, which includes parks, sidewalks, streets and other pedestrian and automobile byways.
A safe alternative is to attend a community fireworks display like the City of Aberdeen 4th of July Splash. We urge citizens who chose to have their own private fireworks displays to use the following precautions:

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