The Fire Marshal’s Office reminds residents that fireworks are illegal to use or possess within the city limits.
The Fire Marshal’s Office and the Friendswood Police Department will confiscate fireworks and issue citations to anyone caught possessing or discharging fireworks. This offense is a Class-C misdemeanor carrying a fine up to $2,000.
Fireworks burn at high temperatures producing sparks and embers that fall on people and property. Thousands of fires a year are caused by consumer fireworks.
In addition to fireworks, the firing of firearms or aerial marine flares into the air is also illegal.
For more information, please contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at 281-996-3335 or email