Fireworks Are No Monkey Business

  • Buy fireworks only from licensed retail outlets

  • Follow directions carefully – with close adult supervision

  • Never experiment with homemade or altered fireworks

  • Use fireworks outdoors, in a safe area away from dry grass and buildings

  • Before you enjoy fireworks, get permission from the property owner

  • Keep a bucket of water, wet towels and a garden hose nearby

  • Light one firework at a time – then move back quickly

  • Never shoot fireworks from metal or glass containers

  • Never carry fireworks in your pocket

  • Never point or throw fireworks at people or animals