Fireworks can be extremely disruptive and harmful to animals, children, and individuals. Please be a good neighbor and only discharge fireworks during permitted times. If you need to report illegal firework discharge to Ridgefield Police, please call 360-597-7888.
Do NOT call 911 or 311 to report fireworks violations. During the Fourth of July weekend, call 360-597-7888 to report fireworks violations.
Only call 911 if you witness or see something on fire or if there is a medical or life-threatening emergency. Callers reporting illegal discharge or noise complaints around fireworks delay or block other callers with life-threatening emergencies from reaching 911. Ridgefield Police will be responding to firework violation calls made to 360-597-7888. Fireworks violations, discharge outside of permissible times or use of illegal fireworks, can result in up to $1,000 fine.
If you choose to use fireworks, PLEASE use them responsibly:
Discharge fireworks on July 4 ONLY between 9am and Midnight.
All school grounds, parks, building rooftops, parking lots, playfields and athletic fields are off limits for the lighting/use of fireworks.
If you live outside the city limits, other regulations apply. For information about the sale and discharge of fireworks in areas outside the city limits, take a look at the Clark County website.
Use them safely outdoors, always with adult supervision.
Clean up fireworks residue when you are done.
Sweep up debris and put used fireworks in a bucket of water overnight.
Remove them from the water and put them in a garbage bag and into your garbage can.
Dump the water onto grass, dirt or other landscape where it won’t flow into a storm drain and into the river. Do not pour onto pavement, into the street or down a drain.