July 3, 2012 Leave a comment
Happy Independence Day!
“Safe and Sane” fireworks are legally sold in the City of San Bernardino. All fireworks are generally prohibited above the 210 Freeway in San Bernardino and near Perris Hill. The City of San Bernardino Fire Department has a map and information about fireworks in this brochure. Of course, all fireworks not approved by the State Fire Marshal are illegal in California. Misusing legal fireworks (for example, making bottle rockets) is illegal in San Bernardino.
The San Bernardino Fire Department, particularly the Fire Prevention, is out in force during the Fourth of July. They have a variety of San Bernardino Municipal Code and California laws to enforce. Even if you are not afraid of prosecution, fireworks are a leading cause of injury and property damage.
The San Bernardino City Fire Blog has some tips about fireworks.
A version of this post was published in 2011.