Did you know...
Each year more than 12,000 fireworks-related injuries, half of them children, are treated in hospital emergency rooms? Approximately 26% of the children injured are innocent bystanders.
Something as simple as a sparkler burns at temperatures of up to 1,800 degrees. Hot enough to melt gold.
Fireworks cause more than $35 million in property loss each year.
Possession and use of any firework, including Safe & Sane, is illegal in Chelan County and the City of Leavenworth. It is a crime that is punishable by a fine or incarceration in County jail or both.
Chelan County Fire District #3 strongly urges residents and visitors to keep our beautiful area safe from fires caused by fireworks. If you wish to dispose of fireworks, please contact the Fire Department at 509-548-7711.
Be smart and leave fireworks to the professionals!
Report all fireworks to the Chelan County Sheriff’s Department at 509-663-9911