Fireworks sales and use ends | State Fire Marshal

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that the sale and use period for consumer fireworks concludes today, Tuesday, July 5, 2012 at 11:00 pm.  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.



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, and training Washington State’s firefighters.


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