FASNY highlights fireworks dangers to avoid accidents and injuries

The firefighter’s association of the state of New York is reminding people about the dangers of fireworks.

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FASNY is encouraging people to leave the fireworks to the professionals and attend a local show instead.
If you are setting off your own fireworks, you’re encouraged to follow key rules, to avoid accidents and injuries.
Fireworks, with the exception of handheld and ground-based effects and sparklers, are illegal in New York State.
The consumer product safety commission says thousands of Americans are treated every year for fireworks injuries.