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Celebratory Fireworks

If you are planning on having a fireworks display, always follow the Firework Code:

1. Only buy fireworks marked BS 7114

2. Do not drink alcohol if setting off fireworks

3. Keep fireworks in a closed box

4. Follow the instructions on each firework

5. Light them at arms length, using a taper

6. Stand well back

7. Never go near a firework that has been lit; even if it hasn´t gone off, it could still explode

8. Never put fireworks in your pocket or throw them

9. Always supervise children around fireworks

10. Light sparklers one at a time and wear gloves

11. Never give sparklers to a child under five

12. Keep pets indoors

13. Do not let off noisy fireworks after 11pm.

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