Needles, CA: Fireworks and “Safe and Sane” Fireworks in the City of Needles, what’s not allowed and allowed.

Needles, CA: Fireworks and “Safe and Sane” Fireworks in the City of Needles, what’s not allowed and allowed.

The Independence Day Weekend 2019 has begun and the question everybody is asking, can people light up fireworks or “Safe and Sane” fireworks in Needles, California.

** Flyer Picture from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station: **

Recently, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station posted this flyer letting the public to know that all fireworks, including “Safe and Sane” fireworks, are prohibited in the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County, California.

Anybody found in possession of these fireworks is subject to fines and/or imprisonment.

** Press Release: **

In regards to “Safe and Sane” fireworks, the Needles City Council approved allowing “Safe and Sane” fireworks to be purchased and used within the city limits.

According to Needles City Manager Rick Daniels, “Safe and Sane” (no explosion or flying beyond 6′) are legal in the City of Needles, and should be kept 10′ away from buildings or brush.

ZachNews has learned that a “Safe and Sane” fireworks tent has been set up near the corner of North K Street and Needles Highway.

Needles City Manager Rick Daniels tells ZachNews that “Safe and Sane” fireworks can be lighted up at your home as well as in the dirt lot near West Broadway and G Street in Downtown Needles, California and in the gravel parking lot at Jack Smith Memorial Park but not in the grass.

As for lighting up “Safe and Sane” fireworks in the streets, Needles City Manager Rick Daniels tells ZachNews that local streets is “ok”, adding that street are good, just keep them on a surface that can’t burn.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, lighting “Safe and Sane” fireworks towards passing vehicles or blocking traffic is not a good idea.

It is advise that if you’re planning to light up “Safe and Sane” fireworks, you should have a fire extinguisher and first aid kit close by in case something goes wrong.

** Picture Above from ZachNews: **

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