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Jun 29

Be Safe While Enjoying Fireworks

Posted on June 29, 2022 at 10:45 AM by Tracey Boswell

The Kansas Fire Marshal reminds  people to follow important safety tips while enjoying the 4th of July fireworks.

Protect your hands

Hands are the most frequently and severely injured part of the body from fireworks use. Be sure to use a long handled lighter like this one. 

long lighter

Discuss your safety plans when shopping for and setting off fireworks. You can follow this chart from the Kansas State Fire Marshal. Remember to clean up the area once everything is cool.

Safety tips

For more information contact the Office of the State Fire Marshal.