ORS 480.070
Fire bombs prohibited

  • exceptions


No person shall possess a fire bomb. For the purpose of this section a “fire bomb” is a breakable container containing a flammable liquid with a flash point of 150 degrees Fahrenheit or less, having an integral wick or similar device capable of being ignited, but no device commercially manufactured primarily for the purpose of illuminating shall be deemed to be a fire bomb for the purpose of this section.


This section shall not prohibit the authorized use or possession of such fire bomb by a member of the Armed Forces of the United States or by any member of a regularly organized public fire or police department. [1967 c.417 §21]

Notes of Decisions

This statute was not unconstitutionally vague and overbroad under U.S. Const., Am. XIV. State v. Drummond, 6 Or App 558, 489 P2d 958 (1971)


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