Tomorrow marks one of the most celebrated holidays in America – Independence Day! It is important to remember to always stay safe, especially when using fireworks. Here are a few safety tips to keep your holiday fun, memorable and accident free.
– Wear safety glasses whenever using fireworks.
– Alcohol and fireworks don’t mix!
– Obey local laws. If fireworks are not legal in your area, do not use them.
– Fireworks should only be used outdoors.
– Never use homemade fireworks!
– Parents should always supervise teenagers using fireworks.
– Make sure to drop spent sparklers in a bucket of water to prevent possible fires.
– Never aim, point or shoot fireworks towards anyone.
Please make sure you do your part in keeping your family and community safe and report any illegal or dangerous activity that may cause harm to others.
If you live or are visiting the southern Louisiana area, check out the list of events going on tomorrow!