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DON'T HANDLE OR USE FIREWORKS---EVER!

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FIREWORKS ARE HAZARDS TO THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF YOU AND YOUR CHILDREN! 

Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day on July 4.  Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. On average, 230 people have to visit the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.  Florida law disallows the sale of recreational fireworks except for very limited types such as sparklers.
Titusville Fire and Emergency Services strongly recommends that you keep yourself and your family members safe this coming holiday weekend by enjoying community fireworks displays managed by professionals who meet safety requirements.   
Follow these safety tips if you do use fireworks: 
 
For more information on Fireworks Injuries, check the website for Consumer Product Safety Commission,
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/Fireworks/ or contact Titusville Life Safety Specialist Heather Gilmore at heather.gilmore@titusville.com or 321-567-3800.

 




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