Firework Safety

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 3, 2004

Have adult supervision, never give fireworks to children.

Use protective eyewear.

Use outdoors only.

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Always have water handy (bucket&hose).

Follow all instructions Never experiment or make own fireworks.

Light on a smooth flat surface away from the house, dry leaves, trees, and flammable materials

Use ‘punks’ to light fireworks; not lighters, matches or cigarettes.

Do not lengthen or shorten the fuse.

Do not relight duds wait 15-20 minutes then soak it in a bucket of water.

Never ignite in metal or glass containers.

Never carry in pockets.

Light only one at a time and keep a safe distance.

Never throw or aim at people or buildings.

Never have any part of body over firework.

Dispose of fireworks by soaking them and disposing in a trash can.