Fireworks Safety

Be Prepared:

  • Store fireworks out of children’s reach.
  • Always read and follow label directions.
  • Place pets indoors; they are easily frightened by fireworks.
  • Always have a garden hose or bucket of water handy.

Be Safe:

  • An adult should always light fireworks.
  • Keep matches & lighters away from children.
  • Use fireworks outdoors only.
  • Light only one firework at a time and move quickly away.
  • Keep children and pets away from fireworks
  • Always remember- do not throw fireworks or hold them in your hand.

Be Responsible:

  • Soak used fireworks thoroughly in a bucket of water.
  • Dispose of used fireworks and debris properly.
  • Never re-light “Dud” fireworks.
  • Wait 15-20 minutes then soak it in a bucket of water.

Be Aware

  • Use only legal fireworks
  • Use fireworks only in legal places
  • Fireworks are prohibited on all beaches, State Parks and State or Federal Forest lands.