Sedgwick County:  Reminder to safely discharge fireworks

June 30, 2020 - 7:32 pm

If residents choose to discharge fireworks during the July 4 holiday, please do so safely.

Here are some guidelines:

  • Only discharge fireworks that are approved in the state of Kansas
  • Know the regulations for your city or town
  • Only use fireworks outdoors and away from buildings
  • Never discharge fireworks in or around wheat fields and pastures
  • Never throw fireworks at people or animals
  • Always supervise children while using fireworks
  • Secure your pets during fireworks discharge times
  • Never put discharged fireworks in plastic containers or trash cans
  • Dispose of used fireworks in metal container only
  • Never attempt to relight a firework that doesn’t discharge
  • Be responsible when consuming alcohol while discharging fireworks

If residents have complaints pertaining to parties, excess noise or fireworks, please report it to Sedgwick County Emergency Communications non-emergency line at (316) 290 – 1011. The line will be activated beginning at 6:00 p.m. on July 1.

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