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Fireworks
Fireworks

The sale, display, storage, transport, or manufacture of fireworks is prohibited in the City Limits of Tomball. Fireworks are considered a public nuisance. The Fire Marshal's Office patrol throughout the City during New Years' and Independence Day celebrations looking for illegal fireworks. Violators found in possession of fireworks are subject to citations and forfeiture of fireworks.



If celebrating with fireworks is legal in your area, and you decide to use them, follow these safety tips:

Before you shoot:
  • DO NOT LET YOUR CHILDREN BUY FIREWORKS WITHOUT ADULT SUPERVISION
  • Only buy from reliable fireworks sellers
  • Never experiment or attempt to make your own fireworks
  • Store fireworks in a cool, dry place
  • Find a smooth, flat surface -- away from the house and other buildings, or dry leaves and grass
  • Be sure to have water handy in case of a malfunction or fire
  • ALWAYS HAVE ADULT SUPERVISION!

When you're ready to shoot:
  • NEVER ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY WITH OR IGNITE FIREWORKS
  • Always read and follow label directions, warnings, and instructions
  • Be considerate of your neighbors
  • Only ignite fireworks outdoors, and away from houses and other buildings
  • Be sure other people are out of range before lighting fireworks
  • Light only one firework at a time
  • Never try to re-light fireworks that have not fully functioned
  • Never give fireworks to small children, even sparklers can cause serious burns
  • Never throw fireworks at another person, vehicle, or animal
  • Never carry fireworks in your pocket
  • Never shoot fireworks in metal or glass containers
  • Dispose of spent fireworks properly