Fireworks Top List of Holiday Fire Causes

July 2006
Fire Chief;Jul2006, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p13
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The article highlights the results of a report released by the United States National Fire Protection Association which outlined the destruction caused by fireworks. In 2004, five out of six of the 9,600 fireworks injuries reported to emergency departments involved fireworks that federal regulations permit consumers to use. And in 2003, firefighters responded to 2,300 structure and vehicle fires started by fireworks.


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