Several county law enforcement agencies have issued reminders on the rules for safe and legal fireworks usage in the county and cities.
In the county, fireworks can be discharged until 11 p.m. through July 5, except July 4 when they can be discharged until midnight, according to the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office.
In Hoquiam, fireworks may be discharged between 9 a.m. and midnight only on July 3 and 4.
In Cosmopolis, fireworks may only be used between 9 a.m. and midnight July 4.
Some types of fireworks are prohibited, including sky rockets, missile type rockets, and firecrackers, which can be legally purchased on Indian Reservations but may not be transported off the reservation. Other illegal devices include: M-80’s, M-100’s, Cherry Bombs, Tennis Ball Bombs, and Sparkler Bombs.
Possession of less than a pound of illegal fireworks is a misdemeanor, and a pound or more is a gross misdemeanor.