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Fire work safety tips

Alert message sent 29/10/2021 18:16:00

Information sent on behalf of Durham Constabulary


Plan your firework display to make it safe and enjoyable, and check the time you can legally set off fireworks
Only buy fireworks which carry the CE or UKCA marks, keep them in a closed box, and use them one at a time
Read and follow the instructions on each firework using a torch if necessary
Light the firework at arm's length with a taper and stand well back
Keep naked flames, including cigarettes, away from fireworks
Never return to a firework once it has been lit
Don't put fireworks in pockets and never throw them
Direct any rocket fireworks well away from spectators
Never use paraffin or petrol on a bonfire
Make sure that the fire is out and surroundings are made safe before leaving.
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Elizabeth Finn (Police, PCSO, Neighbourhood Police Team - Barnard Castle)

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