are the most frequent age group involved in fireworks-related injuries
underscoring the need for close adult supervision of all fireworks activities
as well as the need for safety education campaigns. Data collected by the
CPSC indicate the extent to which various age groups incur product-related
injuries in numerous categories.
playing with fire caused 1,930 fires in Texas in 1997. Only 11 percent
of the fires were caused by fireworks.
on 1997 Estimated Resident U.S. Population, U.S. Department of Commerce,
Bureau of the Census.