Fireworks Safety Tips

  • Buy fireworks from reliable vendors. Never experiment and make your own.
  • Light only one firework at a time.
  • Keep at least 20 feet away from any structure.
  • Wear eye protection.
  • Never shoot fireworks out of metal or glass containers.
  • Never re-light a ‘dud’ firework. Instead wait 15-20 minutes, then soak it in a bucket of water.
  • Always supervise children when using ANY type of firework.
  • Don’t underestimate the danger of safe novelties. 3 sparklers burning together generate the heat of a blowtorch (2,000 degrees Fahrenheit).  – Whoa!
  • Dispose of fireworks properly: Soak them in water, then place in a trash can.