- Never allow children to play with or ignite fireworks, including sparklers.
- Don't purchase fireworks packaged in brown paper, which indicates they may have been intended for professional displays only.
- Keep all body parts, especially the face, out of the direction of the fireworks when lighting a fuse. Then back up immediately to a safe distance one the fuse is lit.
- Fill a bucket of water, or locate a garden hose, and place it nearby in case of emergency.
- Give up on malfunctioning fireworks that don't ignite after several tries. Soak them in water and toss them.
- Avoid pointing or throwing fireworks at another person. And never aim them directly at a house, building, car, or trees.
- Always light fireworks one at a time.
- Once fireworks have burned out, douse them with plenty of water so they a good and soggy before being thrown out.
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