Bonfire Night and Fireworks

Bonfire Night and Fireworks

It will soon be Bonfire Night.
Fireworks can add excitement to special occasions, however, they are also:

Dangerous
Can frighten and disturb people and animals
Cause annoyance and damage
Have an impact on air quality

Please remember to follow the Firework Code:

Only buy fireworks marked BS 7114
Don’t drink alcohol if setting off fireworks
Keep fireworks in a closed box
Follow the instructions on each firework
Light at arm’s length, using a taper
Stand well back
Never go near a firework that has been lit. Even if it hasn’t gone off, it could still explode
Never put fireworks in your pocket or throw them
Always supervise children around fireworks
Light sparklers one at a time and wear gloves
Never give sparklers to a child under five
Keep pets indoors

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