Fireworks Safety - Tweets


Attend public fireworks displays hosted by the municipality or other responsible organization #ImFireSafe4[insert month]

Only adults who are aware of the hazards and essential safety precautions should handle and discharge fireworks

Carefully read and follow the label directions on fireworks packaging #ImFireSafe4[insert month]

Always keep a water hose or pail of water close by when discharging fireworks #ImFireSafe4[insert month]

Discharge fireworks well away from combustible materials like buildings, trees and dry grass #ImFireSafe4[insert month]

Keep onlookers a safe distance away, upwind from the area where fireworks are discharged #ImFireSafe4[insert month]

Light only one firework at a time and only when they are on the ground #ImFireSafe4[insert month]

Never try to light a firework in your hand or re-light dud fireworks #ImFireSafe4[insert month]

Discharge fireworks only if wind conditions do not create a safety hazard #ImFireSafe4[insert month]

Keep sparklers away from kids. Sparklers burn very hot, can ignite clothing, cause blindness & severely burn

Sparkler wires stay hot after burnout. Immediately soak wire in water to avoid injury #ImFireSafe4[insert month]

If someone is burned run cool water over burn for 3 - 5 min & get medical attention if necessary #ImFireSafe4[insert month]