Stories tagged with: Firework Safety

July 4, 2013 - 5:21am
1 year 7 weeks ago

Over the next few days people across the nation will celebrate freedom with fireworks.

According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission approximately 8,700 firework-related injuries were treated in emergency rooms in 2012. Nationwide Children's Hospital, in Columbus, reported that children younger than 15 accounted for four out of ten firework related injuries.

Children's Hospital has these reminders for parents.

*Sparklers can reach temperatures of 1800...

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