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What Fireworks Can I Buy in Kansas?

Are you looking to buy fireworks in Kansas? This blog post will provide a comprehensive list of all the legal fireworks to purchase in the state. We will also offer a few tips on how to stay safe while using fireworks—happy Fourth of July. As always, be sure to follow all safety precautions when using fireworks. Never point or throw fireworks at another person, and always have a bucket of water or hose nearby in case of fire.

The following fireworks are legal to purchase and use in Kansas:

  • Aerial shells
  • Roman candles
  • Cakes
  • Fountains
  • Wheels
  • Ground spinners
  • Illuminating torches
  • Dipped sticks and sparklers
  • Novelties
  • Missiles
  • Firecrackers

Prohibited Fireworks in Kansas

  • Skyrockets
  • Bottle rockets
  • Reloadable mortars
  • Aerial shells more than six inches in diameter

· Mines and other shell devices that expel balls of fire more significant than one inch in diameter

  • Chasers
  • Stick type rockets

Kansas Fireworks State Law

Kansas Statutes Annotated, Chapter 21 Article 12 Sections 21-1201 through 21-1217 about the regulation of fireworks in Kansas.

In summary, the following are some key provisions:

· It is unlawful for any person to sell, possess or use fireworks within the state without a permit from the State Fire Marshal.

· The permit must be obtained 15 days before the date of the event for which the fireworks will be used. The permit fee is $25.00.

· It is unlawful to sell, possess or use fireworks within 500 feet of any church, school, hospital, or asylum.

· It is unlawful to set off or discharge fireworks on any public road or highway.

· It is unlawful to sell, possess or use sparklers, ground spinners, dipped sticks and sparklers, fountains, wheels, illuminating torches, Roman candles, mines, shells, firecrackers, or missiles within the state.

Penalties For Violating Kansas Fireworks State Law

A person who violates any provision of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisoned in the county jail for not more than six (6) months, or both.

A person who uses fireworks in a manner that endangers the life, limb, or property of another person shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisoned in the state prison for not more than two (2) years, or both.

Safety Measures

· Have a designated adult supervise all fireworks activities.

· Always have a bucket of water or hose nearby in case of fire.

· Never point or throw fireworks at another person.

  • Only use fireworks outdoors.

· Avoid using fireworks near dry grass or other materials that can catch fire easily.

· Never try to relight or pick up fireworks that have already been lit.

Conclusion

Fireworks are a fun and festive way to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. However, it is essential always to follow safety precautions when using them. Be sure to obtain a permit from the State Fire Marshal if you plan on using fireworks, and be sure to set them off safely and legally.

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