PRESS RELEASE: City of Redmond Urges July 4 Fireworks Safety

Press Release

City of Redmond Urges July 4 Fireworks Safety

June 23, 2020

Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager

Redmond, WA – The City of Redmond Fire and Police Departments would like to remind residents that it is unlawful to sell, possess, use or explode fireworks within Redmond City limits (Redmond Municipal Code: 9.26.020). Violators of this law may be charged with a misdemeanor and are subject to fines.

Residents of Fire District 34 (Unincorporated King County) should refer to the King County Fire Marshal webpage for burn bans and fireworks here. To view a map of the Fire District 34 boundary click here. 

When to call 911:

  • If there is a firework-related injury
  • A fire has started
  • You observe someone using dangerous or banned fireworks
  • You have found a suspicious device such as a pipe with a fuse coming out of it— Call 911 and do not touch it

If you hear fireworks but do not know where they are coming from, please report to our 24/7 non-emergency line at 425-556-2500.

The health and safety of the community remains the utmost priority and we hope you have a safe Fourth of July celebration. For questions and more information about this press release contact Lisa Maher, Communications Manager, at or 425-556-2427. This press release is available on