Firework Safety tips
To help everyone enjoy a fun, injury-free holiday here are some tips to keep everyone safe when using fireworks. • Obey all local laws regarding the use of fireworks. • A responsible adult should supervise all firework activities. Children should not use fireworks. • Alcohol and fireworks don’t mix. Save your alcohol for after the show. • Light one firework at a time and then quickly move away, never relight a ‘dud’. • Use fireworks outdoors in a clear area, and ONLY in permitted areas of the City; away from buildings, vehicles and dry grass or pastures. Please take note that areas of areas of your city where fireworks are restricted. • Always have a bucket of water nearby. Don’t Forget About Pet Safety • Don’t bring your pets to a fireworks display, not even a small one. • Shield your pets from the sound by putting them in an interior room of the house. • Make sure your pet has identification in case it runs off. • NEVER shoot fireworks of any kind near pets.