Fireworks enforcement patrols now in effect
Last updated 6/29/2021 at 12:03pm
Edmonds Police have extra patrols out to address unlawful fireworks use in the city.
The patrols began, June 28. Those found in violation of the Edmonds Municipal Code could face a $500 fine for a first offense, with subsequent offenses now misdemeanors.
When calls of fireworks violations are received, officers will investigate and enforce the laws as appropriate. These patrols will continue through July 5.
The hot, dry weather already has the community at an increased risk for fireworks related incidents.
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