The community's safety is Farmington Fire Department's number one priority! If you're hosting a celebration that includes fireworks, please follow these tips to ensure a safe and happy occasions.
Fireworks should only be lit and handled by adults
Fireworks should only be used in areas that are free of combustible materials
A means of extinguishing a fire should be available at all times (garden hose, shovel, etc.)
Fireworks and alcohol do not mix
Please remember to be considerate of neighbors and pets keeping time in mind
Know the Law
NM State Statute 60-2C-7 prohibits the banning of all fireworks. The City of Farmington bans all fireworks that can be legally banned. Aerial fireworks are illegal within the City of Farmington. It is illegal to possess and/or use Aerial & Ground Audible Fireworks in the City of Farmington (Ord. No. 98-1074, Section 2, 5-12-98).
TO REPORT AERIAL FIREWORKS, CALL 505-334-6622
Permissible Fireworks in Farmington
Individuals may use the following fireworks within the city limits of Farmington in areas that are barren, and means of extinguishment must be available. Any and all costs and damages caused by fireworks of any kind will be the responsibility of the person using the device.
Ground & Handheld
Sparkling & Smoke Devices
Toy Smoke devices
Wheels (stationary/small radius)
Illegal Fireworks in Farmington
Individuals may NOT posses the following fireworks within the city limits of Farmington:
Ground Audible Devices
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