Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station reminds the public for Independence Day 2021 weekend that City of Needles only allows “Safe and Sane” fireworks.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):

Picture: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Courtesy):

Needles, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information reminding the Independence Day 2021 Weekend public that “Safe and Sane” fireworks are only allowed in City of Needles.
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According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, “Safe and Sane” fireworks are allowed in the City of Needles.

Fireworks of any kind are illegal in the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County; if it explodes or flies it is illegal.

Possession of any type of fireworks, other than “Safe and Sane” fireworks, is against the law in the City of Needles.

In the event a fire occurs due to the unsafe use of fireworks, the responsible persons may face criminal charges and be held liable for damages.

In addition to fires, fireworks cause deaths, blindness, and maiming injuries to children and adults every year.

Needles Municipal Code 9-24: Fireworks, other than Safe and Sane, Prohibited California Health and Safety Code 12677: Possess Dangerous Fireworks California Penal Code 18715: Possess Explosives

Anyone found in possession of illegal fireworks or explosives may be cited and/or arrested, and bail for PC18715 is $500,000.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department — Colorado River Station Needles Police Department 1111 Bailey Ave, Needles, CA 92363

Sheriff’s Dispatch Non-Emergency: 760-956-5001

Station Business Line: 760-326-9200

Please make sure to be responsible using safe and sane fireworks; Be Responsible, Not Irresponsible About Fireworks.

Have a fun, safe and responsible Independence Day 2021 everybody.

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