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[ARCHIVED] Fireworks Laws in Snoqualmie Prevent Injuries and Protect Property Aerial devices, fire crackers, or

Fireworks Laws in Snoqualmie Prevent Injuries and Protect Property
Aerial devices, fire crackers, or explosives are illegal.

Snoqualmie, WA – Safety is #1 when it comes to fireworks. The Snoqualmie Fire and Police Departments focus on safety laws to help prevent injuries, house fires, and wildfires.

Fireworks Laws in Snoqualmie

  • Hours for discharge of legal fireworks: July 4, 9 a.m. to midnight
  • No aerial devices are allowed in Snoqualmie. (see list below)
  • No fireworks may be possessed or discharged in any public park.
  • By state law, fireworks sales are limited to people age 16 and older.

Legal Fireworks

  • Ground fireworks
  • Hand-held sparkling devices
  • Smoke devices

All fireworks retail stands in Snoqualmie sell only fireworks that are legal in Snoqualmie. Some fireworks sold at state-approved stands and tribal reservations are illegal in Snoqualmie city limits, including possession and discharge.

Illegal Fireworks 

  • Aerial devices including bottle rockets and missiles
  • Fire crackers
  • Explosive devices

More information is posted on the City of Snoqualmie website. Questions may be directed to Fire Chief Mark Correira at firechief@ci.snoqualmie.wa.us or 425-888-1551.

Public Fireworks Display at Snoqualmie Community Park

Celebrate Independence Day at Red, White & Boom, the professional public fireworks display at Snoqualmie Community Park, 35016 SE Ridge Street. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a safe and exciting fireworks show for all ages. Festivities start at 7 p.m. with the fireworks display starting at 9:45 p.m. (Please no dogs.)

Red, White & Boom is organized by Serve Snoqualmie with sponsorship from local organizations and businesses. This event is hosted by the City of Snoqualmie Parks & Public Works Department.

Safety Measures to Avoid Injury and Property Damage

For those choosing to light their own fireworks, please take all measures to keep your family, pets, and home protected,

  • Keep a bucket of water and fire extinguisher nearby to put out stray sparks.
  • Only adults should light fireworks or handle sparklers.
  • Teach children to “stop, drop, and roll” in case their clothes catch on fire.
  • Consider pet safety and security.

Please call 911 to request emergency police, fire, or medical assistance, or to report illegal activities.

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Gail Folkins, City of Snoqualmie

gfolkins@ci.snoqualmie.wa.us
cityofsnoqualmie.org

425-888-1555 / 425-275-7950


 

 

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