Personal Fireworks Illegal  

in Big Bear Valley 


Big Bear Lake, California, July 1, 2017 ____ Fireworks can be beautiful but they can be unpredictable and deadly. Numerous fires have resulted from the use of personal fireworks, not to mention causing severe injuries to the users. Personal fireworks are illegal throughout Big Bear Valley, including Safe & Sane fireworks. In addition, all fireworks that explode, shoot into the air or move along the ground are termed dangerous and are illegal anywhere in California.    

The Rotary Club of Big Bear Lake provides locals and visitors with a world class fireworks display on the evening of July 4th. The fireworks extravaganza is visible from many vantage points in the Valley. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show. Big Bear Fire Personnel and Fire Fighters, that serves this beautiful community encourages Residents and Valley Visitors to be safe and sane during the Independence Days.  

If anyone should observe someone seen using personal fireworks, it is vitally to call 9-1-1 immediately. 



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Big Bear Fire Assistant

Chief-Fire Marshal

Mike Maltby states,

“The only fireworks allowed in Big Bear Valley are at the Rotary’s

4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

over Big Bear Lake.

 NO personal fireworks are allowed.

Fire officials will be issuing citations with fines up to

$1,000 for fireworks violations.”

For additional information

please contact

Big Bear Fire Department


(909) 866-7566.

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