10 smart tips to ensure a festive and safe Independence Day celebration

10 smart tips to ensure a festive and safe Independence Day celebration

Most of us build our traditional Independence Day celebrations around food, family, and friends, not to mention plenty of bright and colorful fireworks. Unfortunately, fireworks can also cause injuries and damage property. As you prepare for your Fourth of July celebration, here are 10 essential things to keep in mind. Continue reading 10 smart tips to ensure a festive and safe Independence Day celebration

5 tips to help you safely celebrate our independence

5 tips to help you safely celebrate our independence

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By Christina Seidel, CSFD Public Education Officer

When Francis Scott Key wrote about “the bombs bursting in air” he probably didn’t foresee anyone getting hurt in future celebrations of our nation’s independence.

Still, what would a good, old-fashioned Independence Day celebration be without fireworks?

Since the College Station Fire Department wants safety to be everyone’s priority, here are five tips to help you celebrate safely through the dawn’s early light.

1. Note the location of fireworks stands.

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