Phantom Fireworks of Illinois

Locations  
Phantom of Racine
Caledonia, WI
2086 27th St
Phone: 262-835-4640
Hours: Open 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week


 
Phantom of Beloit
Beloit, WI
2917 Milwaukee Road
Phone: 608-365-8840
Hours: Open 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week
Phantom of Merrillville
Merrillville, IN
3101 E. Lincoln Hwy. Rt. 30
Phone: 219-947-1984
Hours: Open 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week
Phantom of Burns Harbor
Chesterton, IN
218 Verplank Road
Phone: 219-787-8555
Hours: Open 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week
 


 

Phantom of Highland
Highland, IN
8843 Indianapolis Boulevard
Phone: 219-923-6760
Hours: Open 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week

 

 

 

State Laws & Regulations in Illinois

CONSUMER FIREWORKS  
Specifically permitted fireworks Novelty items including snakes or glow worms; smoke devices; trick noisemakers known as ‘party poppers’, ‘booby traps’, ‘snappers’, and sparklers.
Specifically prohibited Handheld fireworks, bottle rockets, firecrackers, torpedoes, skyrockets, roman candles, chasers, buzz bombs, helicopters, missiles, pin wheels, planes.
Display permit Required. Apply to the local authorities at least 15 days before the display date. Site inspection by the local fire department required for approval of permit.
Insurance Local authority may require.
Operator Must successfully pass a Consumer Fireworks Safety training class approved by the State Fire Marshal on an annual basis. The class and test is given by the local authority. Local authority may require criminal background check.
Sale Once an operator obtains a consumer fireworks display permit from the local authority, the operator may purchase approved consumer fireworks from a registered consumer fireworks retailer.
DISPLAY FIREWORKS  
Display permit Required. Apply to the local authorities at least 15 days before the display date. Site inspection by the local fire department required for approval of permit.
Insurance Local authority may require not less than $1,000,000. State requires all licensed pyrotechnic operators to be employed by a licensed pyrotechnic distributor who carries $1,000,000 general liability, $1,000,000 products liability and Illinois Workers Compensation insurance.
Operator Must be licensed by the State Fire Marshal, at least 21 years old, and employed by a licensed Pyrotechnic Distributor. Assistants must be at least 18 years old, employed by the licensed pyrotechnic distributor or production company or insured, and registered with the State Fire Marshal.
STORAGE Storage of display fireworks must comply with ATF regulations (25 C.F.R. § 555) and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources storage requirements. Storage of special effects, flame effects, and pyrotechnic services shall comply with NFPA 1126 as modified by state regulation, NFPA 160 as modified by state regulation, and NFPA 140. Safe plant location and storage areas specified in state law
LICENSING Pyrotechnic Distributor, $500; Outdoor Professional Pyrotechnic Operator, $100; Proximate Audience Pyrotechnic Operator (Outdoor and Indoor), $300; Flame Effect Pyrotechnic Operator $300; Limited Pyrotechnic Distributor (Political Subdivisions of the State Only) $50
ENFORCING AUTHORITY

Office of the State Fire Marshal

Division of Fire Prevention

1035 Stevenson Drive

Springfield, IL 62730-4219

217-785-4714; 217-785-0969

http://www.sfm.illinois.gov/

REFERENCES 225 Ill. Comp. Stat. 227/1 through 227/999; 425 Ill. Comp. Stat. 30/1 through 30/26; 425 Ill. Comp. Stat.35/0.01 through 35/5; Ill. Admin. Code tit. 41, §§ 105.5 through 105.20; Ill. Admin. Code, tit. 41, §§ 230.10 through 230.290; Ill. Admin. Code, tit. 41 § 235.10 through 235.180; Office of the State Fire Marshal, Approved & Prohibited Consumer Fireworks and Unregulated Novelties (Mar. 23, 2015), http://www.sfm.illinois.gov/Portals/0/docs/Commercial/PyroFireworks/ApprovedAndProhibitedFireworks.pdf.

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