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.

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.