Use fireworks outdoors only.
Obey local laws. If fireworks are
not legal where
you live, do not use them.
Always have water handy. (A hose or bucket).
Only use fireworks as intended. Don't try to alter
them or combine them.
Never relight a "dud" firework.
Wait 20 minutes
and then soak it in a bucket of water.
Use common sense. Spectators should
keep a safe distance from the shooter
and the shooter should wear safety glasses.
Alcohol and fireworks do not mix.
Have a "designated shooter."
Only persons over the age of
be allowed to handle sparklers of any type.
Do not ever use homemade fireworks
of illegal explosives: They can kill
Report illegal explosives to the fire or
police department in your community
For additional fireworks safety information please visit
the National Council on Fireworks Safety web site.