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  • Consumer fireworks include sparklers and firecrackers. Did you know that the tip of a sparkler burns at a temperature of more than 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit, which is hot enough to cause 3rd degree burns?
  • A report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC) says that there are about 200 fireworks injuries a day during the month surrounding the Fourth of July holiday. Learn more about firework safety here:
  • Watch our Fireworks Safety PSA - Dan Doofus urges people not to use consumer Fireworks because they are too dangerous:
  • A dramatic demonstration of the dangers of consumer fireworks, hosted by the Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks (coordinated by the National Fire Protection Association) and the Massachusetts State Fire Marshal's office. This video shows the damage that fireworks could cause a person standing too close to fireworks:
  • Michael Shannon was killed when a legal consumer firework struck him in the head during a July Fourth family celebration. Watch this video for more on his story:
  • This NFPA public service announcement, "Safe? Sane?" urges people not to use consumer fireworks because they are too dangerous.