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 firework 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.

  • 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.