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Beware of Fireworks


Whether it's the Fourth of July or any other outdoor celebration, nothing beats a great firework display. Although it might seem like a fun idea to set some off yourself, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission strongly recommends that you leave any and all fireworks to the professionals.

However, if fireworks are legal where you live and you decide to set some off on your own, make sure to follow these 6 fireworks safety tips before you do.

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