American flags waving, grills firing up, and people buying fireworks in bulk means that 4th of July weekend is here.
In a time to celebrate our country’s independence it is important to remember to be safe while celebrating. Aside from grilling injuries each year, fireworks are not only an attraction for many celebrations but can also be a danger to guests. It is important to obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks.
The following tips are to help assure that fireworks are used responsibly and keep people as safe as possible. There was an estimated 10,500 firework related injuries in 2014, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.