Feds Spend $27009 on Fireworks Safety Video

Feds Spend $27009 on Fireworks Safety Video

Feds Spend $27009 on Fireworks Safety Video

To celebrate the Fourth of July, the Los Angeles Fire Department published a list of legal fireworks displays that includes an image of a scarred hand with a couple of fingers blown off.

New Jersey Criminal Code Title 21:2-6 states: "It shall be unlawful to manufacture, sell, transport or use unsafe fireworks within the state".

"Leave the professional fireworks to the professionals", Buerkle said, noting that they are illegal for consumers to use. Never give fireworks to children.

The message isn't alarmist; it's realistic.

County Fire Investigators issued 146 citations totaling $182,500 in fines for possession of illegal fireworks.

In 2015, across the country, fireworks were involved in an estimated 11,900 injuries that were treated in US emergency rooms, with 8,000 of those coming in the two weeks leading up to and the two weeks following the Fourth. In 2015, an estimated 8,000 people were treated for fireworks-related injuries between June 19 and July 19, a large spike compared to the rest of the year. In 2016, the CPSC reported four fireworks-related deaths.

- And never throw them away inside the home or in a trashcan near the house.

It might be hard to connect personally with those numbers.

The suit states the families followed instructions that stated the item was safe for use by children with "adult supervision". But then it happens.

The point is not to douse this weekend's fun. "Safe and Sane" fireworks bare the State Fire Marshal seal on the packaging and are only allowed in the following cities: Adelanto, Barstow, Chino, Colton, and Rialto, as well as specific locations in Fontana, Grand Terrace, and San Bernardino.

· In case of malfunction or fire, have a hose, bucket of water or fire extinguisher nearby.

If a firework fails to go off, don't try to relight it.

Does watching dummy-demolition make you long for more fireworks videos? They also should not hold them in their hands unless the directions that he already mentioned say that is acceptable.

Fireworks can be shot off from 5 p.m. until two hours after sunset statewide every evening until July 9, with exception of tomorrow.

The Fire Department also cautions against creating off-the-ground displays where fireworks are lit at waist-level or higher.

And, speaking of that, Vaughn said that people should check where they're aiming and not shoot fireworks into dry vegetation.

But even legal fireworks can be risky.

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