July 2nd, 2020 10:46 AM by Diane DeFaria LoVerde
In many areas of the country, some form of consumer fireworks are legal. Learn how to protect yourself and your family if you're planning on your own festival of lights this holiday.
The Fourth of July is a swell summer day, isn't it? You hang out in the hammock, grill a few burgers, and watch—or maybe light your own—fireworks. It's great family fun—if you play it safe with those fireworks.
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires are reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year, with more than half those fires caused by fireworks. Added to fires are injuries
Many of accidents can be avoided if the proper safety measures are taken. This Fourth of July, if you live in an area where fireworks are legal and feel the need to try them out, protect yourself, your family, and your neighbors with these safety tips.
Be Safe and Have fun!