Fireworks Safety Tips

At Mark’s¬†Fireworks, YOUR SAFETY is our TOP PRIORITY.

  • Always purchase your fireworks from a reliable source
  • Know your local laws on dates and times fireworks are allowed to be lit.
  • Know your fireworks; read the cautionary labels and performance descriptions before igniting.
  • Follow instructions and use common sense and safety tips
  • A responsible adult SHOULD supervise all firework activities. Never give fireworks to children.
  • Alcohol and fireworks do not mix. Save your alcohol for after the show.
  • Wear safety glasses when shooting fireworks.
  • Always place arial fireworks on a flat hard surface and brace them between bricks to assure they don’t tip over.
  • Have your audience a safe distance away based on the items you are lighting.
  • Light one fireworks at a time and then quickly move away.
  • Use fireworks OUTDOORS in a clear area; away from building and vehicles.
  • Never point or throw fireworks at another person
  • Never relight a “dud” firework. Wait 20 minutes and then soak it in a bucket of water.
  • Always have a bucket of water and/or a charged water hose nearby.
  • Never carry fireworks in your POCKET or shoot them into METAL or GLASS containers.
  • Don’t experiment with homemade fireworks and never attempt to relight a firework
  • Dispose of spent fireworks by wetting them down and place in a metal trash can away from any building or combustible materials until the next day.