Fireworks date back to as far as the 7th century. When the Fourth of July rolls around, it’s almost a guarantee there will be fireworks, whether at a show or for personal use. This timeless tradition continues to flourish, but as it does, it’s important that a few safety tips are considered. Follow these tips and enjoy a wonderful holiday.
-Never allow children to light fireworks and always read the instructions before lighting them yourself
-Keep water close by and soak used fireworks before disposing of them in the trashcan
-Light fireworks one at a time in a clear area away from trees, overhangs, and homes
-Never attempt to relight a “dud”
-Never aim fireworks at someone else or yourself
-Store fireworks in a cool, dry place away from children’s reach
Fireworks are fun, but they can also be especially dangerous! Remember these tips when enjoying your Fourth of July celebrations. Remember, be safe!