Devon And Somerset Fire And Rescue Service Logo
Commercial Services

 

Search

Fire safety education for halloween and bonfire night

Did you know?

  • Fireworks can travel up to speeds of 150mph.
  • It is illegal to sell fireworks to anyone under 18 years old.
  • If three sparklers are burnt together they create the same heat as a blowtorch.
  • Throwing a firework is criminal offence.
  • Every year there are at least 1000 injuries due to fireworks in October and November.
  • Nearly half of those injuries are to children.
  • Half of the injuries happen at family parties and events.
  • A third of the injuries are to eyes.

Resources

 

Useful and informative article? Please share it!

PrivacyNoticesMindful EmployerFire Pride and AlliesEmployers Network For Equality and Inclusion Member ENEI logoBQF Member Logo The disability confident committed logo