City Hall reminds you fireworks are prohibited in Tacoma

The City of Tacoma wants to remind you that all fireworks are illegal within the Tacoma city limits. Violators of the fireworks law are subject to a fine and the confiscation of their fireworks. Most fireworks violations are class 2 civil infractions and can result in a $257 fine; citizens using fireworks are also subject to arrest for other charges (i.e. arson, reckless burning, and assault). Fireworks are only permissible within city limits when a permit has been issued for a sanctioned public event. Citizen’s can report fireworks violations from July 1 to July 6 by calling (253) 798-4722. If the fireworks violation appears to put people or property in immediate danger, call 911. For more information about fireworks safety, burn prevention and local Fourth of July events, visit .