Fireworks Safety

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Fireworks Safety -

First, Make Sure It's Legal in Your City!

l Buy fireworks only from licensed outlets. Store fireworks in a dry, cool place.

l Never allow young children to play with fireworks, not even sparklers. Supervise older children closely.

l Light fireworks outdoors in a clear area away from flammable materials. Keep water nearby. Be sure people are out of range before lighting fireworks.

l Light one at a time, then move back quickly. Never stand over fireworks when lighting. Don’t try to relight or handle dud fireworks. Soak them with water and throw them away.

l Never ignite fireworks in any kind of container.

l Never experiment with homemade or altered fireworks.

l Never point or throw fireworks at people or animals.

l Dispose of fireworks properly by soaking them in water first.