Gearing up for the July 4th holiday likely means family picnics, being outside and enjoying a fireworks display. We’ve rounded up our best Independence Day tips and information in preparation for the upcoming holiday weekend. Check out ways to keep you and your family safe while enjoying America’s birthday celebration:
If you’re planning your own fireworks display, read these fireworks safety tips. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that sparklers can burn at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit—that’s as hot as a blow torch! Sparklers, which cause nine percent of all fireworks burns and other injuries, are especially likely to injure children.