fireworks cause a great number of injuries and fires each season?
through consumer education and continuing improvement in the fireworks
items themselves, the number of both fires and injuries attributed to legal
fireworks has continuously declined over the last decade.
generally only arise when fireworks are misused, or when fireworks are
handled with a basic lack of common sense. When people abuse fireworks,
don't follow directions, or don't adhere to basic safety guidelines, bad
things can happen. While statistics highlight the occurrence of firework
related injuries or fires, the majority are caused by people not reading
and following directions or experimenting with homemade or bootleg fireworks.
an effort to cut down the opportunities for bad things to happen, the Texas
Pyrotechnic Association and other fire service associations have
combined efforts to raise safety awareness and teach people how to enjoy