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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Fireworks Laws in Snoqualmie Prevent Injuries and Protect Property

safety_tips_fireworks.506x253Aerial devices, firecrackers, 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, and will be out patrolling for city ordinance violations. 

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
  • Firecrackers
  • Explosive devices

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

Public Fireworks Display at Snoqualmie Community Park

Celebrate Independence Day locally and safely with the annual Red, White & Boom celebration featuring activities and fireworks on July 4 at Snoqualmie Community Park, 35016 SE Ridge Street (please no dogs). The Snoqualmie Valley Hospital will provide a First Aid Station. 

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 – place the used fireworks in the bucket to soak overnight or longer before throwing them in the trash. 
  • 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.

Learn more about fireworks safety. 

 

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