There’s no safe way to use consumer fireworks!

As the Fourth of July approaches, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding the public that there’s no safe way to use consumer fireworks. According to NFPA, coordinator of the Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks, U.S.. fire departments responded to an annual average of 18,500 fires caused by fireworks between 2009 et 2013. These fires included 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires, 16,900 outside and other fires, and killed two people per year.

Source:: NFPA – News Releases

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