As Indiana rolls
into the summer and fireworks season, Hoosiers are being reminded by the
State Fire Marshal to purchase fireworks only licensed vendors.
of any kind must be licensed to sell fireworks in state and be in possession
of a permit from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security's Fire and
Building Safety Division, overseen by the State Fire Marshal.
permits must be displayed on the wall in the stores. If you don't see one,
ask an employee to see it. If the permit can't be produced, call the State
Fire Marshal at (317) 232-2222.
also remember that only those 18 years of age or older may purchase
fireworks. Without a special permit, moreover, it is only legal to buy 1.4G
consumer fireworks. This includes bottle rockets and fire crackers, among
information on Indiana's fireworks laws, visit