TOP TEN FIREWORK SAFETY TIPS

Our top ten tips number one

Plan your firework display with safety in mind to make it more enjoyable.

Our top ten tips number two

Always use one firework at a time and keep all fireworks in a sealed damp proof box.

Our top ten tips number three

Read and follow all instructions via torchlight if required on each firework before using them.

Our top ten tips number four

Light a single firework at a time with a taper (Portfire) at arm’s length then stand well back.

Our top ten tips number five

Keep all naked flames, cigarettes, away from fireworks.

Our top ten tips number six

Once lit you should never return to any firework.

Our top ten tips number seven

Never throw fireworks or fire them at animals and people and don’t put fireworks in your pockets.

Our top ten tips number eight

Position any rockets at a slight angle in the opposite direction of any spectators.

Our top ten tips number nine

Never use petrol or paraffin on a bonfire.

Our top ten tips number ten

Always check that the Bonfire or smaller fires are correctly extinguished, and all surroundings have been made safe before leaving.