City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Fireworks are illegal in Long Beach, and can be dangerous. Even the so-called Safe and Sane fireworks and sparklers can be harmful. These “store bought” ground-based fireworks can often results in serious burns, hearing loss and other injuries.
Fireworks are a traditional part of America’s Fourth of July celebration, yet every year people take needless risks when they celebrate the Fourth of July.
Here's a sobering statistical look at the dangers of fireworks:
For more information on fireworks safety, please visit www.nfpa.org and search for “fireworks”
The National Council on Fireworks Safety does report that for the past several years, there has been a decreasing trend in the fireworks injury rates. A major reason has been the increasing popularity of professional fireworks shows, which residents are encouraged to attend.
Leave fireworks shows to the professionals, and have a SAFE 4thof July