Press Inquiries & News Releases 

APA Executive Director Julie L. Heckman, leading spokesperson for the fireworks industry is available to answer all press inquiries. Please call the APA Office (301)907-8181 to schedule an interview or contact her directly at


News Releases

APA Urges the Public to Celebrate Safely this New Year's Eve

APA Applauds Gov. Christie's Legalization of Consumer Fireworks

APA Recommends Must See Independence Day Fireworks Displays

APA Urges Fireworks Safety This Independence Day

APA Launches Youth Fireworks Education Initiative 

APA Predicts Consumer Fireworks Sales Will Sky Rocket This Independence Day

Spectacular Independence Day Fireworks Displays to Honor Nation