Wichita County, Texas
FIREWORKS GUIDELINES DURING EMERGENCY
1. The use of fireworks in an outdoor environment by any person is restricted, but Wichita County is not banning the sale of fireworks this 4th of July season.
2. Fireworks include,but are not limited to, any commercial fireworks products old for personal use, other flammable materials used in activities associated with recreational pyrotechnics, or any other activity that could result in a wildfire.
3. The use of fireworks is allowed under the following guidelines ONLY:
a. Fireworks may not be used within the right-of-way of a public road or highway or any other public lands at any time unless specifically allowed by legal authority.
b. The person(s) using the fireworks must have prior permission of the land owner with contact number, if not the land owner. Unauthorized passage onto privaprivate landrrentlyagainsdiscretely the lawseparate person over the age of 18 years must be present to act as a spotter to observe for possible fires.
d. A minimum of 5 gallons of water must be available on site.
e. A minimum of one(1)water pressure fire extinguisher or one(1) gallon pump/sprayer or charged water hose must be on site with other fire suppression tools,such as shovels, or wet burlap bags.
f. Fireworks may not be discharged in brushy areas,but may only be used on cleared or plowed land or where grass is less than three (3) inches.
g. Fireworks should not be discharged less than 25 feet from any property line or right-of-way.