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Dazzling fireworks can add to a Fourth of July celebration, but they also come with risks. It is important that fireworks be used safely and responsibly to avoid injuries. Thousands of people are injured each year when using fireworks, according to the National Fireworks Safety Council.
"Spectacular fireworks displays can be viewed in many communities," says Dr. Alexander Stricker III, a Mayo Clinic Healthy System emergency medicine physician. "Attending one of those events is the safest way to enjoy a dazzling display."
If you choose to include fireworks in your celebration, follow these safety tips:
Prioritizing safety will ensure a more enjoyable time for all.
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