Prevention/Investigation

Fireworks Safety

Fireworks Are Illegal In Dallas

Dallas Fire-Rescue wants to remind everyone that fireworks are illegal in the City of Dallas and up to 5,000 feet outside the city limits. Anyone in possession of or using fireworks will have the fireworks confiscated and a citation will be issued. Fines can be up to $2,000.

In 2011, 10 fires in the City of Dallas were caused by fireworks. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, injuries resulting from fireworks injure thousands of people every year with the majority being children and teenagers. The risk of fireworks injury is two and half times higher for children ages 10-14 than the general public.

Fourth of July Press Release

Fourth of July Press Release (Spanish)

Fireworks Safety Letter

Fireworks Safety Letter (Spanish)

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