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Fireworks Safety Map and Safety Tips from Williamson County

Media Release is from the Wilco Public Information Office.

  • 20 December 2021
  • 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 other structures
  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 by wetting them down and place in a metal trash can away from any building or combustible materials until the next day.

For a full list of consumer fireworks safety tips, please visit www.fireworkssafety.org or https://www.tdi.texas.gov/pubs/videoresource/fsfireworks.pdf.

Texas law on the Regulation of Fireworks and Fireworks Displays can be found in the Texas Occupations Code Chapter 2154 .

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