Practice Fireworks Safety This 4th Of July

There are 5 comments on the Jul 1, 2010, Fox2Now story titled Practice Fireworks Safety This 4th Of July. In it, Fox2Now reports that:

The big 4th of July celebrations will take place this weekend. The Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that last year, two people died and nearly 9,000 were sent to the emergency room with injuries caused by fireworks.

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Sandy

Chicago, IL

#1 Jul 1, 2010
I wish you would show the later clip when everyone was almost killed by Mr. Safety!
tom-d

Florissant, MO

#2 Jul 1, 2010
It is not correct to say many injuries from consumer fireworks result in the loss of limbs. Injuries from consumer fireworks are generally minor in nature and do not require treatment. Severe injuries where there is a loss of limb are caused by homemade or illegal explosives. Those types of explosives are not classified as consumer fireworks and are not government approved. Also, the statement that 2 persons died from fireworks related accidents doesn't mean that consumer fireworks were involved. In the case of fatalities, illegal explosives or professional fireworks are usually involved. Consumer fireworks are approved by the federal government for use in this country.
Breeze

Warrenton, VA

#5 Jul 3, 2010
We are Practicing for firework for tomorrow.
We will have fun.

Show the good clip

United States

#6 Jul 4, 2010
Why don't you show the clip where the overpaid fire marshal almost blows his face off? For anyone that missed it, this "expert" placed two large boxes of fireworks on the cinder blocks. BOTH of the boxes were hanging off the edges of the blocks...then the genius lights the first box, and while attempting to light the second box, almost got a blast to the face. If this doesn't prove that our "heroic" fireman are just overpaid clowns, I don't know what will.
The naked truth

Saint Peters, MO

#7 Jul 4, 2010
Sandy wrote:
I wish you would show the later clip when everyone was almost killed by Mr. Safety!
What the hell do you care Baltimore??? You jerks from far-away cities should worry about your own damn areas.

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