Indiana does have laws on the use of fireworks. Below are some provisions of the Indiana fireworks law:
- A person must be 18 years or older to purchase fireworks
- An individual 18 years or older must be present when a minor is using or possessing fireworks
- Fireworks can only be used in the following areas:
o On the property of the user
o On the property of someone who is allowing users to discharge fireworks
o An area designated by the Indiana State Fire Marshal for discharging fireworks
- On Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and New Years Eve, fireworks can only be used between 9 a.m. to midnight
- Except for the holidays mentioned before, fireworks can be used every day, but only between 9 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.
Violators of this law can be charged with a class C infraction. A person who recklessly or intentionally misuses fireworks can be charged with a class A misdemeanor if there is property damage.
Additionally, a person could face a class D or C felony if his or her reckless use of fireworks caused someone serious injury or death.