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For Immediate Release
June 30, 2020
Kate Flavin


Archived: Reminder to Safely Discharge Fireworks


(Sedgwick County, Kan.) – If residents choose to discharge fireworks during the July 4 holiday, please do so safely.

  • Only discharge fireworks that are approved in the state of Kansas
  • Know the regulations for your city or town
  • Only use fireworks outdoors and away from buildings
  • Never discharge fireworks in or around wheat fields and pastures
  • Never throw fireworks at people or animals
  • Always supervise children while using fireworks
  • Secure your pets during fireworks discharge times
  • Never put discharged fireworks in plastic containers or trash cans
  • Dispose of used fireworks in metal container only
  • Never attempt to relight a firework that doesn’t discharge
  • Be responsible when consuming alcohol while discharging fireworks

If residents have complaints pertaining to parties, excess noise or fireworks, please report it to Sedgwick County Emergency Communications non-emergency line at (316) 290 – 1011. The line will be activated beginning at 6 p.m. on July 1.

The men and women of Sedgwick County Fire District 1 hope you have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July holiday.