Firework Safety

We Want all our customers to be as safe as possible when using our fireworks, So we have put together this firework safety information page for you with all the latest safety information on fireworks and our videos on how to setup your fireworks and firework displays in the safest way possible.

Despite annual safety warnings, Bonfire Night week still ends in disaster for far too many families. Fireworks and bonfire evenings can provide fun and entertainment for families at a time of year when the nights are rather dark and gloomy. They light up the sky. As long as everyone follows the right safety procedures and remembers that fireworks can be dangerous if misused, a good, safe time may be enjoyed by everyone.

FIREWORK SAFETY TOP 10 TIPS

  1. Plan your firework display to make it safe and enjoyable
  2. Keep fireworks in a closed box and use them one at a time
  3. Read and follow the instructions on each firework using a torch if necessary
  4. Light the firework at arm's length with a taper and stand well back
  5. Keep naked flames, including cigarettes, away from fireworks
  6. Never return to a firework once it has been lit
  7. Don't put fireworks in pockets and never throw them
  8. Direct any rocket fireworks well away from spectators
  9. Never use paraffin or petrol on a bonfire
  10. Make sure that the fire is out and surroundings are made safe before leaving.

These are often viewed as being harmless, but they do burn at fierce temperatures. Sparklers should not be given to anyone under the age of five. To a young child, the heat from a sparkler is equivalent to the heat from a welding torch.

SAFETY RULES FOR SPARKLERS

  • Never give them to young children under five
  • Always wear gloves with sparklers, preferably leather ones
  • Hold it at arm's length while an adult lights it for you
  • Use in a clear space away from others
  • Never hold a baby in your arms when you are holding a sparkler
  • When the sparkler has finished, put it into a bucket of cold water straight away and leave it there.
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That’s right folks it time for another edition of Fireworks news of the week.

Firework season is fast approaching and were all buckled up ready for the busy times ahead theres a lot going on in the pyro world heres just a quick snippet of whats been happening in the crazy world of fireworks.

Cornwall Is Crowd funding For Fireworks

The people of Cornwall are being asked to pull together to light up sky at Heartlands with fireworks, the popular attraction in Poole is set to put on its 5th bonfire & fireworks night but this year they have decided to do things a little bit differently and setup a crown funding page to help with costs and keep the event free for every to come and watch.

last years donations from the over 8,000 attending resulted in as little as 20p per person and this year they though it would be a good idea to try and crown fund this years event.

lets hope they reach there target if you would like to know more about there fireworks crowd funding or would like to donate you can find there page HERE

Here is a video of last years fireworks at Heartlands

Charleston panel approves fireworks restrictions

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A bill that would heavily restrict the us of fireworks in Charleston, USA will advance to the city council week for a final vote.

If passed the bill would heavily restrict the use of fireworks in Charleston to only 4 days per year, Independence Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day & New Year’s Eve it would also restrict the time that they would be allowed to be set off between the hours 11am – 11pm with the exception of New Year’s Eve which would see fireworks enthusiast allowed to let fireworks off untill 1am.

This is really a sad situations and if passed i could see a lot of states in the US following suite i hope it doesn’t get passed there are so many more occasions that fireworks are great for any help people celebrate… Fireworks for weddings, fireworks for Funerals & memorials Birthdays, anniversaries, graduations that’s just a few the list is huge but due to idiots messing around or people using illegal fireworks these type of bills and legislation get passed its a very sad thing to see

Thanks for reading we will see you again next week for some more fireworks news of the week