A new type of aerial firework is now lawful in Tooele City. Aerial devices, also known as "multiple tube", "repeater",
or "cake" fireworks often look like miniature professional displays and can travel high into the air, as much as
150 feet. These fireworks can be purchased at the local fireworks display booths in Tooele City.
Fireworks still not allowed in Tooele City: firecrackers, M-80, cherry bombs, bottle rockets, Roman candles, single or reloadable mortars,
and ground salutes. Display of unapproved fireworks is prohibited in Tooele City and person possessing them can be charged
with a Class 1 misdemeanor. This carries a maximum penalty of a $2,500 fine and/or one-year in jail.
Utah State Fire Marshall
Fireworks In Utah
Tooele City has received a weak winter this year and the weeds are already tall and dried out.
Approved Utah Fireworks will be allowed within Tooele City, but all fireworks will not be allowed in the following areas:
North of 2000 North
South of Skyline Drive
East of Droubay Road
West of 1000 West
Sale of Fireworks
Class "C" fireworks can be sold the following dates:
- June 23 – July 27
- December 29 – January 1
- 2 days before and on Chinese New Year’s Eve
Between the hours of 11am and 11pm except as noted:
- July 1 – July 7 (July 4 hours extended to midnight)
- July 21 – 27 (July 24 hours extended to midnight)
- December 31 (11am – 1am January 1)
- Chinese New Year’s Eve (11am – 1am the following day)
The 4th and 24th of July just would not be the same without those breathtaking fireworks.
However, those beautiful fireworks can turn your holiday into a tragedy within seconds.
Many people are injured each year due to fireworks. Some are injured seriously and left
with permanent damage.
Safety tips for displaying fireworks:
When displaying legally purchased, approved fireworks, place them on a flat surface,
clear of any combustible material and clear of all buildings.
- As the firework burns out, soak it using a hose, or bucket of water. Place all used fireworks in a covered,
fire proof container and leave it outside and away from homes and buildings.
Keep all bystanders at least 25 feet away from fireworks.
Read the directions.
Light only one firework at a time.
After a firework display, children should never pick up fireworks that may be left over,
they may still be active.
Store fireworks in a cool, dry place.
Safety tips for sparklers:
- Children under the age of 12 should not use sparklers without very close adult supervision.
- Always remain standing while using sparklers.
- Never hold a child in your arms while using sparklers.
- Never hold or light more than one sparkler at a time.
- Sparklers and bare feet can be a painful combination. Always wear closed toe shoes when using sparklers.
- Sparkler wire and stick remain hot long after the flame has gone out. Be sure to drop the spent sparklers
directly in a bucket of water.
- Never hand a lighted sparkler to another person. Give them the unlit sparkler and then light it.
- Always stand at least 6 feet from another person while using sparklers.
- Never throw sparklers.
- Show children how to hold sparklers away from their body and at arm’s length.
- Teach children not to wave sparklers, especially wooden stick sparklers, or run while holding sparklers.
The Tooele City Fire Department greatly appreciates your assistance in creating a safe environment this summer
holiday season. Please have a happy and safe 4th and 24th of July and stay away from dangerous and
If you have any questions about fireworks in your area, please contact
Tooele City Fire Department or call the office of the State Fire Marshal at 801-284-6350.