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Don't Be a Dud: Use Fireworks Safely

​What’s the key to a happy holiday weekend?Be safe, not sorry when you’re using fireworks. 

State Fire Marshal Bruce West explains in this video. You can keep your family safe with these simple fireworks safety tips: 

  • Point fireworks away from people, property and animals.
  • Never let children use sparklers unsupervised.
  • Put spent fireworks in a bucket of sand or water. Many injuries are caused when people step on hot fireworks.
  • Only use fireworks that are legal in Minnesota. Anything that explodes or shoots into the air is illegal.

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Video Description: Karen Hubert and her granddaughter Morgan were asleep when a fire broke out in Karen's home just south of Paynesville, Minnesota.