Use of fireworks banned in Sublette County
by Sublette County Unified Fire
June 29, 2015
The 4th of July is quickly approaching. This is a holiday full of activities like barbeques, picnics, family outings, camping and boating, to name a few. This holiday is also the celebration of our countryís independence and forte with honoring the nationís flag and displays of fireworks.
This is a reminder that without a permit the manufacture, sale, distribution and use or displays of fireworks are banned in Sublette County (Resolution 88-183T). This includes all public, private and Federal lands.
Sublette County and all Federal lands are currently at the high fire danger level. This means any fire caused by the use of firework could start fires resulting in significant fire damage. It is a misdemeanor for illegally using fireworks in Sublette County punishable by a fine of not more than $750.00 and a violation on Federals lands of a fine of $250.00.
Sublette County Unified Fire, along with the Towns of Pinedale and Big Piney/Marbleton, will host a public fireworks display on July 4th. Pinedale's display begins at 10:00 PM at the baseball field and Big Piney/Marbleton at 10:00 PM at the Marbleton hill.