Keep These Fireworks Safety Tips In Mind

Posted at 10:21 PM, Jul 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-01 23:21:21-04

For anyone who has planned to shoot off fireworks this 4th of July, be careful.

The National Council on Fireworks Safety has released several tips to keep in mind.

  • Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks. Fireworks are not allowed in Davidson County, but rules vary in surrounding counties.
  • Read caution labels and know the fireworks you are using.
  • Alcohol and fireworks don't mix.
  • Always have a bucket of water and a water hose nearby.
  • Do not experiment with homemade fireworks.
  • Remember to keep an eye on your pets. Put them in a safe, interior room to avoid exposure to the sound. 

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