Additional links for fireworks safety along with a safety video can be accessed at the bottom of this page.
To help ensure that you stay safe during the Fourth of July Season the National Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Council of Firework Safety offer the following safety tips: "Fireworks" means any firecracker, torpedo, skyrocket, or other substance or object, of whatever form or construction, that contains any explosive or inflammable compound or substance, and is intended, or commonly known as fireworks, and which explodes, rises into the air or travels laterally, or fires projectiles into the air.(a) Public displays of fireworks may be given by fair associations, amusement parks or by any organization or group of individuals in accordance with a permit from the fire official, under the minimum terms and conditions set forth in the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (Code of Virginia, § 27-94 et seq.).
If he is not satisfied with the results of such investigation, he shall refuse to issue such permit.(d) The fire official may specify in the permit any conditions which he shall deem necessary to protect persons and property. Any fireworks remaining unfired at the end of any public display shall be immediately disposed of in a way that is safe for that particular type of fireworks.
Such conditions may include but shall not be limited to the type of fireworks to be used in such display, the hours when such display may be presented, required fire extinguishing equipment, the presence of trained firefighters and police officers and any other requirement that the fire official may deem necessary.(e) Each permittee under this section shall file with the fire official evidence of a policy of liability insurance or a bond in an amount deemed adequate by the fire official for the payment of all damages which may be caused to persons or property by reason of the permitted display and arising from any acts of the permittee or his agents, employees or subcontractors.(f) No permit issued pursuant to this section shall be transferable.
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To ensure that you and your family remain safe during the summer holiday season we have provided key information related to fireworks safety.
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