Please remember that the possession and discharge of fireworks and other pyrotechnic devices are prohibited on national forests. Violators can be fined $500, imprisoned for six months, or both.
Parts of the region have not had significant precipitation since mid-March, and conditions are dry across many areas. Wildfires can start and grow much more easily when conditions are dry. Fireworks can cause costly and dangerous wildfires, especially when conditions are hot and dry and vegetation is receptive to sparks.