Fireworks

Illegal

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. Read more at the State Fire Marshal website.

The Sheriff’s Department fireworks form will be available between Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6 a.m. and Saturday, July 11, 2020 11 p.m.

Local Law Enforcement Agencies

For all emergencies, dial 911. For non-emergency dispatch dial 800-950-2444. Communication centers operate 24/7. All 911 and non-emergency numbers support TTY Communications.

Riverside County Jurisdiction

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department will only respond to reports within its jurisdiction.