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Commissioner Cook Urges Caution Using Fireworks

Information below is from Williamson County's Public Information Office.

  • 24 June 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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When you’re ready to shoot: 

  1. NEVER ALLOW CHILDREN TO PLAY WITH OR IGNITE FIREWORKS 
  2. Always read and follow label directions, warnings, and instructions 
  3. Be considerate of your neighbors 
  4. Only ignite fireworks outdoors and away from houses and outbuildings 
  5. Light only one firework at a time 
  6. Never try to re-light fireworks that have not fully functioned 
  7. Never give fireworks to small children, even sparklers cause serious burns 
  8. Be sure other people are out of range before lighting fireworks 
  9. Never throw fireworks at another person, vehicle, or animal 
  10. Never carry fireworks in your pocket 
  11. Never shoot fireworks in metal or glass containers 
  12. Dispose of spent fireworks properly 

For a full list of consumer fireworks safety tips and a safety video, please visit http://www.fireworkssafety.org/safety-tips/.

For other emergency preparedness tips, follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/preparingwilco.   

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