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Firework Restrictions Update July 3, 2018

Post Date:07/03/2018 11:00 AM

Update July 3, 2018:

Two new areas have been identified as high fire danger areas on the UFA website map. They are the new development areas adjacent to Golden Eagle Pass and the Northwest area of North Ranches. Please check the UFA website for the updated map and please note the additions: website: http://www.unifiedfire.org/s…/fireworks_restrictions_map.asp  Fireworks are limited to two parks here in Eagle Mountain; Silverlake Amphitheater (asphalt area only - no fireworks allowed on the grassy area) and Smith Ranch Park (asphalt area only). Have a safe and happy Fourth. 

Addition Map 1: Fireworks Restrictions Map 2018

Addition Map 2: Fireworks Restriction Map 2 - 2018

Original News Article Published June 19, 2018:

The State Legislature reduced the number of days fireworks can be legally discharged for 2018.

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Allowed Dates for legal discharge of Class C common state approved explosives are: July 2-5, July 22-25, and December 31.

Allowed Times are: Between the hours of 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. beginning on July 2nd and ending on July 5th; and beginning on July 22nd and ending on July 25th

(Note: On July 4th and 24th time of discharge is extended to 12:00 midnight.)

Beginning at 11 a.m. on December 31 and ending at 1 a.m. on the following day

A person guilty of an infraction can be punished by a fine up to $1,000, if a person discharges a class C common state approved explosive outside the legal discharge dates and times and/or in prohibited areas.

Please use extreme caution when using fireworks during the season. If high winds, precipitation, or other adverse weather conditions prevail fireworks discharge should be postponed or discontinued until weather conditions improve. Utah legal aerial fireworks are designed to travel up to 150 feet into the air and then explode. Aerial fireworks shall be placed on a hard level surface outdoors, in a clear and open area prior to ignition. Anyone under the age of 16 shall not handle or operate aerial fireworks. Ignition of aerial fireworks shall be a minimum of 30 feet from any structure or vertical obstruction.

Interactive Fireworks Restrictions Map (*please note there ARE several restricted areas within Eagle Mountain City*)

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