Office of the State Fire Marshal

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy

Captain Monica Alexander
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: July 3, 2015 
Contact: Deputy State Fire Marshal Lysandra Davis
Phone: (360) 596-3929
Twitter: @wafiremarshal

Fireworks Sales and Use Ends

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced today that the sale and use period for consumer fireworks concludes on Saturday, July 5th, 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, 2015 and end at 11:00 p.m. on December 31, 2015. Discharging of fireworks is then legal from 6:00 p.m. December 31, 2015 until 1:00 a.m. on January 1, 2016.

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


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 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.


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