The safest way for you and your family to enjoy the annual fireworks is by attending a professional fireworks show.
They only set off legal fireworks, they know how to properly set off the fireworks, and they know to keep the crowd at least 500 feet away.
If you are setting off fireworks in your neighborhood cul de sac or somewhere else around your house, you should keep these tips in mind:
If you have pets at home, make sure they are inside and in a safe place.
Many dogs and cats are frightened by the fireworks and Fourth of July has become synonymous with runaway dogs. Over the years, dogs have broken chains, broken through screen doors, and jumped fences to escape the sound and overwhelming lights. Protect your pets with these safety tips this Fourth of July:
The Fourth of July is one of the best days to enjoy some grilled hamburgers, hotdogs, and corn!
But July is also one of the peak months for grilling fires. Keep your family safe by only allowing an experienced person do all the grilling and keeping these safety tips in mind too.
- Before you start grilling, check your grill hoses for any cracks, leaks, or even holes.
- Let your kids play far away from the grill and prevent any accidents.
- Don’t grill near anything which can catch on fire quickly, like your deck, siding, or other outdoor equipment.
- Keep your grill clean and remove fat or grease build-up before every use!
- If you smell gas while you’re cooking on a propane grill, call the fire department immediately and keep away from the grill.
And if you’re traveling for the holiday, Simon has some tips for you too whether you’re just going out of town or you’re heading straight for the beach!
Stay safe and Happy Fourth of July!