If I buy fireworks in another area, like the county or another city, can I use them in Washougal?

Yes, as long as they are legal AND meet the definition of Safe and Sane. See definitions below. 

LEGAL

“Safe and sane” fireworks are those that are neither projectile nor explosive—basically anything that doesn’t leave the ground.

This includes:

  • Fountains
  • Sparklers
  • Smokeballs
  • Snake-type fireworks
  • Ground-spinning fireworks
  • Pinwheels
  • Most novelty fireworks
  • Toy-trick noisemakers
  • Some crackling items

ILLEGAL

Fireworks that fly, explode or travel more than one foot into the air or more than six feet on the ground.

This includes:

  • Firecrackers
  • Salutes
  • Chasers
  • Rockets
  • Aerial missiles and spinners
  • Mortar-type fireworks
  • Roman candle-types
  • Any other device (combination or novelty) that is structurally or functionally similar

Show All Answers

1. When can I purchase fireworks in Washougal?
2. Where are the fireworks stands located in Washougal?
3. If I buy fireworks in another area, like the county or another city, can I use them in Washougal?
4. When should I call 911 regarding fireworks?
5. When should I NOT call 911?
6. What can happen if I get caught using illegal fireworks?
7. Can I be held liable for damage and costs incurred in suppressing fires caused by use of fireworks, by myself or my child?