Did you know that 230 people, on average, go to the emergency room every day with firework related emergencies around the 4th of July?
To avoid injuries and accidents this year; here are some firework safety tips.
- Never try to re-light or pick up fireworks that have not ignited fully.
- Keep a bucket of water or garden hose handy in case of fire or mishap.
- Make sure fireworks are legal (& safe) in your area before buying and using them.
- Light them one at a time, and move back as quickly as possible.
For more information, you can visit www.cpsc.gov/fireworks