Celebrate the 4th of July Safely

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Stay Safe and Legal this 4th of July

Celebrate Legally:


 
Fireworks should only be used in legal locations— illegal use of fireworks will result in consequences determined by your local law enforcement.

The list on the right consists of fireworks discharge laws in Pierce County. For additional information on the laws for selling and possessing fireworks, contact your city or town’s main office.

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Celebrate Safely



Be Prepared… before you light fireworks


  • Only use fireworks purchased from state licensed fireworks stands—illegal fireworks are subject to immediate confiscation and possible criminal charges.
  • Store fireworks out of children’s reach.
  • Keep pets safe indoors.
  • Always keep water handy.

Be Safe… when lighting fireworks


  • Only adults should light fireworks.
  • Only use fireworks outdoors.
  • Do not throw fireworks or hold in your hand.
  • Protect your eyes.
  • Light one firework at a time and move away quickly—never relight a “dud”.
  • Be Responsible… after you finish
  • Soak used fireworks in water.
  • Be considerate and clean up used fireworks.
  • Remember firework debris belong in the trash, NOT the recycle bin.
  • Keep matches and lighters away from children.

Be Responsible… after you finish


  • Soak used fireworks in water.
  • Be considerate and clean up used fireworks.
  • Remember firework debris belong in the trash, NOT the recycle bin.
  • Keep matches and lighters away from children.

Fireworks Restrictions and Bans

City, County & State Parks Fireworks are BANNED
Fircrest, JBLM,
Ruston, Steilacoom,
& Tacoma
Fireworks are BANNED
Bonney Lake July 3: 9 am–11 pm
July 4: 9 am–12 midnight
July 5: 9 am–11 pm
Buckley June 28: 12 noon–11 pm
June 29-July 3: 9 am–11 pm
July 4: 9 am–12 midnight
July 5: 9 am–12 noon
Carbonado July 3-5: 9 am–12 midnight
DuPont July 3: 12 noon–11 pm
July 4: 12 noon–12 midnight
Eatonville June 28: 12 noon–11 pm
June 29-July 3: 9 am–11 pm
July 4: 9 am–12 midnight
July 5: 9 am–11 pm
Edgewood July 1-July 3: 12 noon–11 pm
July 4: 12 pm–12 midnight
July 5: 9 am–12 noon
Fife June 28: 12 noon–11 pm
June 29-July 3: 9 am–11 pm
July 4: 9 am–12 midnight
July 5: 9 am–12 noon
Gig Harbor July 1-3: 9 am–11 pm
July 4: 9 am–12 midnight
Lakewood
July 3-5: 11 am–11 pm
Milton July 4: 9 am–11 pm
Puyallup July 4: 9 am–11 pm
Roy June 28: 12 noon–11 pm
June 29-July 5:9 am–11 pm
South Prairie June 28: 12 noon-11pm
June 29-July 3: 9 am-11 pm
July 4: 9 am-12 midnight
July 5: 9 am-11 pm
Sumner July 4: 12 noon–12 midnight
Unincorporated
Pierce County
June 28: 12 noon–11 pm
June 29-July 3: 9 am–11 pm
July 4: 9 am–12 midnight
July 5: 9 am–11 pm
University Place July 4: 9 am – 12 midnight
Wilkeson June 28: 12 noon–11 pm
June 29-July 3: 9 am–11 pm
July 4: 9 am–12 midnight
July 5: 9 am–11 pm
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