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Fireworks Safety

Hand sparklers, which are usually given to kids to wave around, can reach temperatures of 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit at the tip – hot enough to cause third degree burns or permanent disfigurement. (Source: CBS4)

Don’t Let The Start Of New Year Go Up In Smoke

If you plan to bring in the new year with your own homemade fireworks show, be careful. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue reminds all parents to keep an eye on their kids if they are handling fireworks.

12/31/2013

Hand sparklers, which are usually given to kids to wave around, can reach temperatures of 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit at the tip – hot enough to cause third degree burns or permanent disfigurement. (Source: CBS4)

Fire Officials Urge People To Play It Safe This July 4th

As South Florida gets ready to celebrate the July 4th holiday weekend with family, friends and fireworks, the Broward County Sheriff’s Department wants to remind people to play it safe.

CBS4–07/01/2013

(Source: AP)

Cops Crack Down On Illegal Fireworks This July 4th

Hoping not to have a repeat of last year when fireworks sparked four brush fires and injured one person, Coral Springs police plan to be out in force this year to help ensure that city residents celebrate the Fourth of July safely.

CBS4–06/26/2012

Fireworks lit up the night sky. (Source: CBS)

Shoot For Safety With New Year’s Fireworks

New Year’s Eve is second only to the Fourth of July for fireworks displays. But, before you decide to light up the sky over your house, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is conducting fireworks inspections sweeps to ensure public safety.

CBS4–12/30/2011

(Source: AP)

Fire Officials Stress Fireworks Safety On Fourth Of July

As many South Floridians celebrate the July 4th weekend with family, friends and fireworks the Broward County Sheriff’s Department wants to remind people about fireworks safety.

CBS4–07/01/2011