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Firework Safety Tips


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!


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