Bonfire Night and Fireworks

In just over a couple of weeks it will 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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