Olympia – The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office wants residents to be aware of the facts about internet fireworks sales. Under the following conditions, presale of consumer fireworks may occur online:
· The fireworks may only be delivered to the consumer at a licensed and permitted fireworks stand during the legally authorized time periods.
· The fireworks for sale are legally allowed to be purchased in Washington. Sale, possession, and discharge are allowed in the jurisdiction where the sale is occurring.
· All advertisements for the sale of fireworks will contain the license number with its expiration date.
· The purchase or receipt of fireworks must be through a Washington licensed fireworks retailer or wholesaler.
Fireworks cannot be legally purchased over the internet and shipped to a private residence or picked up anywhere other than a licensed and permitted fireworks stand.