Happy Independence Day!

As we celebrate this most important holiday, remember those who have fought and died for our freedoms, have fun and stay safe, especially when using fireworks.

As a reminder, here are a few safety tips from the Red Cross.

  • Never give fireworks to small children.
  • Always follow the instructions on the packaging.
  • Keep a supply of water close by as a precaution.
  • If you’re lighting the fireworks – wears eye protection.
  • Light only one firework at a time.
  • Never attempt to relight “a dud.”
  • Store fireworks in a cool, dry place away from children and pets.
  • Never throw or point a firework toward people, animals, vehicles, structures or flammable materials.
  • Protect your pets –  the best place for your pet is indoors away from the noise of fireworks.

Have a safe and joyous 4th!


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