PF&R Safety Reminder For July4th Fireworks

June 30, 2020 16:40

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As we head into the July 4th holiday, it is extremely important that all residents of our community are aware of the fire danger we are facing in the city and surrounding areas.

With no professional fireworks displays this year due to COVID-19, we expect household firework use to be far greater than usual. All of us at PF&R are concerned about your safety and we would like you to please pay close attention to the following advice:  


  • Only call 911 if there is an emergency, such as a fire or other urgent life safety issue. Do  not call 911 to report illegal fireworks.
  • If you use fireworks that you cannot control or predict, such as: aerials & travelling fireworks -i.e. mortars, bottle rockets -

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