June 12, 2107
CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles
MARIETTA – With the July 4th holiday just around the corner, the Marietta Fire Department would like to offer helpful safety tips to all those planning on using fireworks.
It’s important to know how to safely handle and operate fireworks. Every year, there are numerous children sent to the emergency room with firework-related injuries and most, it not all, of those injuries are preventable.
Follow these safety tips to prevent injuries from fireworks:
The best way to protect your family is to not use any fireworks at home. Instead, attend public fireworks displays and leave the lighting to the professionals! Following these safety tips on fireworks can ensure that the July 4th holiday will be a happy and joyful celebration.