West Tennessee sets up for local Fourth of July fireworks shows


"It can cause serious damage to property and persons, so if we catch you using illegal fireworks inside the city limits and you are discharging those fireworks, fireworks can be confiscated and you can be issued a citation". The operation, led by the San Bernardino County Fire Department's Fire Investigations Unit, enforced the county's, "Zero tolerance policy for bringing any and all illegal fireworks into our communities".

In order to decrease the likelihood of purchasing malfunctioning fireworks, Fraker says it's important to ensure they are purchased from licensed retailers.

Fireworks distributor American Promotional Events is recalling more than 36-thousand packages of TNT Red, White and Blue Smoke Fireworks after reports that three people were burned using them.

" Light fireworks one at a time".

Every year, Denver Health Medical Center said it sees a number of injuries to hands, faces and eyes because of fireworks, mostly to children younger than 14 years old.

Store fireworks in a cool, dry place - out of the reach of children and pets.

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All activities should be supervised by an adult, and fireworks should never be carried in pockets or shot into metal or glass containers. It was a historic moment as Georgians lit up the sky with fireworks legally purchased from within the state.

Experts say avoid fireworks in brown bags and douse it with water when you're done. It then quickly devolves (or elevates) into a series of vignettes featuring mannequins suffering grave injuries from sparklers and flying fireworks. "Make sure that no one is trying to relight duds", Brownfield says.

While Travis County doesn't have a map of what parts of the county are cleared for fireworks use, Williamson County does.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission used mannequins to demonstrate the undeniable dangers of fireworks.

With the rise in stress-related disorders affecting American service men and women, pay special consideration to individuals who may be sensitive to loud noises in proximity to your fireworks show. It begins at 8 p.m. and is free to the public.

-Heritage Park Concessions: Hotdogs, snacks, shaved ice, drinks, etc. According to Garden City Town Hall, the church hopes to resume the show next year.