Press Release: Use of Fireworks Not Allowed in Redmond for Fourth of July.

Press Release

Use of Fireworks Not Allowed in Redmond for Fourth of July Celebrations

June 14, 2021

Jill Smith
Communications and 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. 

The health and wellbeing of all community members is the highest priority to the City. We hope you have a fun and safe Fourth of July celebration.

If you hear fireworks and would like to report them, call our 24/7 non-emergency line at 425-556-2500.

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

For questions and more information, contact Jill Smith, Communications Manager, at or 425-556-2448. This press release is available on