Office of the State Fire Marshal
State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy
Acting Captain Rob Huss
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax
*** For Immediate Release***
Fireworks Sales and Use Ends
State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that the sale and use period for consumer fireworks concludes today, Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 11:00 p.m. The next legal period for sales and use will not occur until December.
Fireworks sales begin at noon on December 27, 2012 and end at 11:00 pm on December 31, 2012. Discharging of fireworks is then legal from 6:00 pm December 31, 2012 until 1:00 am on January 1, 2013.
State Fire Marshal 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.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal is a Bureau of the Washington State Patrol, providing fire and life safety services to the citizens
of Washington State including inspections of state licensed facilities, plan review of school construction projects, licensing of fire
sprinkler contractors and pyrotechnic operators, training Washington States firefighters, and collecting emergency response data.