Within the city limits of Bowling Green:
- Fireworks may only be used between the hours of noon and 10:00 p.m. on June 27th through July 3rd and on July 5th and between the hours of noon and 11:00 p.m. on July 4th.
- Fireworks may not be sold or given to any person under the age of 18 and may only be used by a person 18 years of age or older.
- One must be at least 200 feet away from any structure, vehicle or any other person in order to ignite or light a firework.
- Fireworks cannot be discharged on public property, including public roadways.
- Young people suffer the majority of fireworks injuries, so they should never be allowed to light the fireworks.
- Remember to wear eye protection around lit fireworks.
- Remember that any firework has the potential to cause serious injury so caution should always be exercised when using them.
- Most people feel that sparklers are safe for children to hold, but sparklers burn at several hundred degrees and cause major burns if touched.
- Never point or throw fireworks at anyone.
- Always keep a water hose and bucket of water close by. Use the hose if anything accidentally catches on fire and put used fireworks in the bucket of water.
- If your clothes happen to catch on fire, remember to stop, drop & roll to extinguish the flames.
- If you ever have a question regarding fire safety, please call us at 270-393-3702.
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