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Permissible Fireworks Safety Tips

  1. Follow your local and state laws regarding the display and possession of fireworks. Make certain to read and follow all directions, caution labels and warnings labels on each individual firework device.

  2. Never allow children to handle, play with and/or light any type of fireworks.

  3. Do not consume alcohol while handling fireworks.
  4. Always display fireworks in a clear, open area free of overhead objects. Always provide for a safe distance between buildings and any viewing audience.

  5. Always light fireworks on a hard, flat and level surface to insure stability of the device.

  6. Never extend any part of your body over the top of any device.

  7. Always ignite one device at a time.

  8. Never attempt to re-ignite, alter, or fix any fireworks device which has failed to fire.

  9. Always have a form of fire suppression nearby. (fire extinguisher, hose, or bucket of water)

  10. Be cautious of igniting aerial devices during high wind conditions.

  11. Never aim, point, throw, or shoot fireworks at another person.

  12. Always store fireworks in a cool, dry place and dispose of properly.


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