Fireworks

Are New Year's Eve Fireworks Legal? Yes--But...
We wondered about this, having occasionally hearing the 'pop pop bang' of fireworks on New Years Eve.  Legal?
According to state law, yes. But, the fireworks laws in Benton and Franklin County are the SAME as those for the 4th of July...
Fireworks Trigger Big Fire Near Horn Rapids, Suspect Identified
Wednesday night fire crews and Benton County Sheriff's deputies responded to a grass fire near the intersection of Harrington and Baker Roads, less than a half mile south of Horn Rapids along Highway 240.
The fire is now believed to have begun because somebody was lighting off fireworks in the a…
Officials Say 'No July 4 Fireworks on School Grounds!'
The reason they put out this announcement or reminder, is because at some time over the years, people have tried this.
Walla Walla School District Communications Director Mark Higgins issued this statement Tuesday:
"As the Independence Day Holiday nears, community members are reminded that fi…
Camping This Summer? Forget the Fireworks, Boomers and Shooters
It would appear to be common sense that people would not celebrate the 4th of July, or any other way in the forest, by shooting off fireworks or other 'explosive devices.' From the Bureau release Friday June 1st:
Effective June 1, 2018, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) prohibits the use of firewor…

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