The Redmond Fire Department reminds residents that the sale and personal possession and use of all fireworks within the city limits of Redmond are prohibited by City ordinance. Persons found in violation of this ordinance can be punished by a fine up to $5,000, or by jail time up to one year, or by both.
The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office states that in 2010 there were 576 fireworks related injuries and fires reported and most were from fireworks illegal to own or possess in the State of Washington.
Residents who wish to enjoy fireworks for the Fourth of July should seek out any of the professional displays offered in the greater Seattle area.
For those who wish to see fireworks in Redmond, Derby Days
offers its annual display on Saturday, July 9 at 10pm at Redmond City Hall campus, 15670 NE 85th Street.
Some Fourth of July fireworks shows in the area are:
Bellevue Family Fourth – www.bellevuedowntown.org/events
Fourth of July Fireworks, Kenmore – www.cityofkenmore.com
Celebrate Kirkland, Kirkland – www.celebratekirkland.org
Old Fashioned 4th of July, Newcastle – www.ci.newcastle.wa.us
Fabulous Fourth of July, Renton – www.ci.renton.wa.us
Fourth on the Plateau, Sammamish – www.ci.sammamish.wa.us