Fireworks in Riverside County
All fireworks are illegal in Riverside County. The only cities in the county that allow State Fire Marshal Safe and Sane Fireworks are Cathedral City, Indio, Blythe and Coachella. However, these fireworks must not be transported or possessed outside of the cities where they were purchased.
ALL fireworks, including sparklers are illegal in Riverside County. All fireworks are illegal because they cause serious injuries and very often, cause fires. Riverside County has very diverse terrain. The vegetation is very dry, where fireworks can easily start a brush fire. Individuals who cause fires by using illegal fireworks will be held responsible for all suppression costs. These costs can run into the millions of dollars.
The Sheriff's Department Fireworks Form
will be available in 2015 during the 4th of July holiday season.
Please use the links below to contact your local law enforcement agency.
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department will only respond to reports within its jurisdiction.