Many people will attend barbecues, parades and fireworks displays this Independence Day. While these events can be fun, they also can be dangerous. The National Safety Council reminds everyone to focus on safety this Fourth of July.
The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to watch a public display conducted by professionals. However, if fireworks are legal where you live, parents and caregivers should be especially cautious and never allow children near fireworks. Here are some tips on fireworks safety. Other topics of interest include: