The CPSC reports that fireworks can cause serious burns and says 36 percent of injuries are to the hands and fingers. Some new fireworks have a QR code reader on them that allows you to scan the barcode with your phone. From there, the information about the fireworks is pulled up on your phone.
Before lighting up the night officials say to make sure you are prepared. It’s also important to use legal fireworks in the commonwealth and emergency officials say to check licensed firework vendors when purchasing.
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