Fireworks Safety


Hinesville Fire Department would like to inform residents of the fireworks law and remind everyone of the importance of safety when using fireworks. If you have any questions after reading the material, please give us a call or use the "Contact Us" form.

Fireworks Safety Tips

If you decide to handle consumer fireworks, be sure to follow these important safety tips:
  • Read and follow all warnings and instructions
  • Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks
  • Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy in case of fire or malfunction
  • Maintain a safe distance from the fireworks device at all times
  • Light fireworks on a flat surface away from buildings, dry leaves and flammable liquids
  • Do not carry fireworks in a pocket or shoot them off in metal or glass containers
  • Discard fireworks that do not function properly on the first try
  • After fireworks finish burning, soak the remainder in of water before discarding it to prevent a trash fire
  • If there is a fire or medical emergency at any time call 911

More information on firewworks

If you have questions, please do the following:
  • Use the Contact Us form and select "Fire Department"
  • Call (912) 876-4143