Mile High Magazine 07/02/2023 Fire & Life Safety Section

Guest: Chris Brunette, MS Chief If you have plans to do fireworks, make sure you check what is legal in your community.  To know if you are buying permissible fireworks, check for the license at the firework stand from the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control.  The easiest way to know if they are allowed in Colorado is they cannot leave the ground or explode.  If you are caught doing fireworks that are illegal you could face fines.  If you are going to be doing fireworks make sure you have a garden hose near by and also a bucket of water.  People have been putting fireworks in the trash when they are still hot and they are causing fires.  The Fireworks Bucket Brigade is encouraging people to put the fireworks in a bucket of water and let them soak for 20 minutes, put them in a disposable bag and then put them in a trash that is outside and non-combustible.  You can get a sticker with instructions on their website to put on a bucket on how to put out fireworks.     

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