Play it safe with July 4 fireworks

Celebrating our independence is one of the highlights of the summer. Unfortunately, each year thousands of Americans are injured or killed by consumer fireworks while celebrating. The Minneapolis Fire Department wants to remind people that we all have a responsibility to ensure the safety of ourselves and those around us when using fireworks.

Fireworks safety tips

What’s legal, what’s not

It’s also important to know what’s legal and what’s not when setting off fireworks in Minneapolis:

 

Published Jun. 28, 2012