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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.



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