The State is at a high risk for wildland urban interface fires. Please use extreme caution when using fireworks during the season and take a moment to review the 2017 order from the State Forester.
The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public display conducted by trained professionals!
There are areas that are prohibited from the discharge of fireworks. Fireworks restricted areas are in close proximity to brush/grass covered areas, thick forested areas, open fields, etc. Generally, they will be the same areas that were prohibited last year. Visit our interactive map for information on prohibited areas and most importantly, check with your local legislative body for prohibited areas where you live before discharging fireworks.
If high winds, precipitation, or other adverse weather conditions prevail fireworks discharge should be postponed or discontinued until weather conditions improve. Aerial fireworks are designed to travel up to 150 feet into the air and then explode. Aerial fireworks shall be placed on a hard level surface outdoors, in a clear and open area prior to ignition. Anyone under the age of 16 shall not handle or operate aerial fireworks. Ignition of aerial fireworks shall be a minimum of 30 feet from any structure or vertical obstruction.
Vendors may sell Class C common state approved explosives as follows:
A person may discharge Class C common state approved explosives in the state as follows: