Fireworks Safety

The NH State Fire Marshal’s Office works cooperatively with local fire departments and federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to promote fireworks safety.

Which fireworks are allowed in New Hampshire?

The following terms are often used interchangeably to identify those that are allowed to be purchased and used in our state:

  • Permissible Fireworks
  • Consumer Fireworks
  • Class C Fireworks

When are permits or licenses required?

For all shows that occur across the state, including concerts, entertainment venues, and movie and television production sets.

Fireworks and pyrotechnics companies that would like to sell, manufacture, store or use display fireworks and pyrotechnic articles must also submit the appropriate applications.

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Fire Departments or Licensed Operators

Contact the NH State Police Communications Center at (603) 223-4381 and request to speak with the on-call Fire Marshal – Supervisor.

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