When should I call 911 regarding fireworks?

Please call 911 if you see the following:

  • Someone is injured from a firework
  • There is a fire started by a firework
  • You witness someone attempting to start a fire with a firework
  • You witness someone assaulting someone with a firework

Do Not Call 911 or 311 if:

  • Your neighbors are setting off fireworks
  • It is 10:30 PM and you need to get up early tomorrow
  • The noise is upsetting your animals
  • Non-Emergency calls should go to 360-597-7888

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1. I'm not sure if I live within Washougal city limits or the greater county. How can I find out?
2. When can I purchase fireworks in Washougal?
3. Where are the fireworks stands located in Washougal?
4. If I buy fireworks in another area, like the county or another city, can I use them in Washougal?
5. When should I call 911 regarding fireworks?
6. Should I call 311 for complaints?
7. When should I NOT call 911?
8. What can happen if I get caught using illegal fireworks?
9. Can I be held liable for damage and costs incurred in suppressing fires caused by use of fireworks, by myself or my child?