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Published: July 3, 2020


AHEAD OF FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVITIES, THE TENNESSEE STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE IS REMINDING RESIDENTS OF THE VOLUNTEER STATE ABOUT THE DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH CONSUMER FIREWORKS. THE SFMO URGES TENNESSEANS TO LEAVE THE FIREWORKS TO THE EXPERTS THIS INDEPENDENCE DAY. IF CONSUMERS CHOOSE TO SHOOT FIREWORKS THEMSELVES, THEY SHOULD FAMILIARIZE THEMSELVES WITH LOCAL FIREWORKS LAWS AS SEVERAL COUNTIES AND CITIES IN TENNESSEE HAVE ORDINANCES AND RESTRICTIONS RELATED TO FIREWORKS USAGE. THE STATE FIRE MARSHALL'S OFFICE ALSO OFFERS THESE SAFETY TIPS: NEVER ALLOW CHILDREN TO HANDLE OR IGNITE FIREWORKS, READ AND FOLLOW ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS, WEAR EYE PROTECTION AND BE SURE OTHER PEOPLE ARE OUT OF RANGE BEFORE LIGHTING FIREWORKS. FOR ADDITIONAL SAFETY TIPS GO TO T-N DOT GOV SLASH FIRE.