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Fireworks stands see decrease in Grays Harbor

June 19, 2013

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that the number of retail fireworks stand licenses issued in 2013 is down 2.5%, or 23 licenses, from 2012. A state license is required before a city or county can issue a permit to operate a fireworks stand in Washington.

Licenses are issued by County; with Thurston County seeing the largest drop in retail fireworks stand licenses issued with nine, followed by King County, eight; and Grays Harbor, five.

Sales of consumer fireworks begin on June 28, 2013, at noon and end on July 5, 2013, at 11:00 pm. A number of city and counties have restricted or banned the sale and discharge of fireworks. Be sure to check with your local jurisdiction before using fireworks.

Attending a public display is a safe and fun way to enjoy fireworks. To learn about a fireworks display near you, visit http://www.wsp.wa.gov/fire/fireworks.htm.

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