Thousands of people obtain severe injuries each year from mishaps and carelessness when using fireworks. The burns in the video are not pretty, but we held back many too graphic for the average viewer.


Some simple tips to stay safe when using fireworks:

-Obey the laws
-Use an extended lighter
-Know what the firework does
-Do not allow children to handle fireworks
-Have adult supervision
-Have water available to extinguish any fires
-Wait to drink alcohol until after you’re done fireworks
-Always use fireworks outdoors in an open area

Sometimes it’s best to go somewhere to see a show and avoid the mess created with fireworks at home!