Are fireworks sales banned in our area?
Last updated 7/8/2021 at 10:53am
Can fireworks be sold in Edmonds? No.
Can fireworks be sold in unincorporated areas of the county, including Esperance? Yes.
A reader asked the question after seeing a fireworks stand in the area of 230th Street SW and Highway 99 in unincorporated Edmonds.
We asked Leslie Hynes with South County Fire to clear things up.
"The fireworks ban approved by the Snohomish County Council in 2019 applies to the discharge of fireworks and does not prevent their sales," she said.
"County code still allows fireworks to be sold in unincorporated areas between June 28 and noon on July 5 of each year. B...