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Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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Fireworks: How to Stay Safe This 4th of July

Fireworks during the Fourth of July are as American as apple-pie, but did you know that more fires are reported on that day than on any other day of the year in the United States? Nearly half of these fires are caused by fireworks. The good news is you can enjoy your holiday and the fireworks, with just a few simple safety tips.


Legal & Illegal Fireworks in Oregon

Find out the difference between legal and illegal fireworks

2014 Fireworks Fact Sheet

Facts and safety tips about illegal and legal fireworks in Portland

2014 Illegal Fireworks Public Service Announcement Video

Illegal fireworks have real costs: it's just not worth it

A Safety Message from Fire Chief Janssens

Information for Community Members

How to Keep Pets Safe During Fireworks Season

Information about keeping pets safe from the Oregon Humane Society.

Where to See Professional Fireworks in the Area

Leave big fireworks up to the pros. Here's where you can see safe and big fireworks.

Firework Education Brochure & Flyer

Information related to firework safety