Safe handling of fireworks Prospect Heights
By Firefighter Jason Hardy
June 30, 2019

Safe handling of fireworks Prospect Heights the best way to stay safe from fireworks is to not use them. Instead, attend a public fireworks display put on by professionals. Fireworks are dangerous to people and pets. Using them puts your property at risk.

Hand-held sparklers burn at 1,200 F. Remember, wood ignites at 356 F and burns at 575 F.Every year, about 13,000 people are treated for injuries in hospital emergency departments due to the mishandling of live, misfired and waste consumer fireworks (CPSC Fireworks Information Center). In addition, fires resulting from fireworks cause over $20 million in direct property damage (NFPA).

Mount Prospect Lions Club Annual Festival will be July 3-7, 2019 Fireworks July 4 and 7th 2019

Arlington Heights July 5th Arlington Park

Hyperlinks: Fireworks Tip Sheet
Mp Lion's Club Fire Works and Festival
Fireworks Displays for surrounding communities