Thursday, July 1, 2010

When using fireworks, follow these important safety tips:

4th of July in Wisconsin saftey tips:

• Never allow children to play with or ignite fireworks.
• Read and follow all warnings and instructions.
• A responsible adult should closely supervise all fireworks activities.
• Be sure other people are out of range before lighting fireworks.
• Never point or throw fireworks at another person.
• Light fireworks on a smooth, flat surface away from the house, dry leaves, and flammable materials.
• Light one item at a time, and then move back quickly.
• Never carry fireworks in a pocket or shoot them in metal or glass containers.
• Keep a bucket of water or a hose handy in case of a malfunction or fire.
• Most importantly, if fireworks fizzle and don't go off, douse them with water and do not relight them."

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