Where is the Use of Fireworks Legal in Medford?
In Medford, only Oregon legal consumer fireworks are allowed to be used in certainareas. The use of all fireworks is prohibited in the following areas:
Hazardous Wildfire Areas
Bear Creek Greenway
Any City park
Any Public School
Note: The hazardous wildfire areas in Medford are the hillside areas. Within the City limits, these areas are generally east of N. Foothills Road and north of Cherry Lane. To view the Medford City limits Hazardous Wildfire Area Map, visit:
What are Oregon Legal Consumer Fireworks?
Oregon legal fireworks (retail sale fireworks) are those 1.4G (Class C) consumerfireworks that do not:
Fly into the air
Travel more than six (6) feet horizontally and/or
Travel more than twelve (12) inches vertically from the point of ignition.Examples include sparklers, ground blooms, fountains, etc. Party poppers, smokebombs, snakes, are not considered fireworks and are legal to use.
Sparkler Ground Bloom Cone Fountain Base Fountain Wheel
What are Oregon Illegal Fireworks/Explosives?
Oregon illegal fireworks/explosives are devices that don’t meet the above requirements.Examples include M-80’s, fire crackers, bottle rockets, sky rockets, mortars, aerialspinners, jumping jacks, etc. Anyone violating the local and State’s fireworks statutescould face confiscation of the devices and a civil penalty of up to $500 per violation.
Mortar Crazy Jack Firecrackers M-80 Bottle Sky Roman AerialRocket Rocket Candle Spinner