Drought Conditions Mean Zero Tolerance for Illegal Fireworks Under Florida law, only novelty-type fireworks are legal for consumer usage, and anything that flies in the air or explodes is illegal. Legal fireworks include sparklers, snake or glow worms, trick noisemakers, party poppers, snappers and other similar fireworks that contain small amounts of pyrotechnic materials that typically do not leave the ground. According to Walton County Sheriff Michael A. Adkinson, Jr., current drought conditions mandate a zero tolerance policy toward individuals who use, sell or possess illegal fireworks. On June 13, Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency in Florida due to wildfires and drought conditions, with 93% of the state affected. Outdoor cooking and cigarettes are additional hazards during drought conditions. Please remind guests to completely extinguish all cooking fires and not to throw lit cigarettes on the ground.