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Fire Dept Says Don't Risk Injury, Watch Fireworks Hosted by Your Town

Posted: 2018-06-28 07:21:54 By: hbr

To minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries this Canada Day weekend, Muskoka Fire Prevention Officers are urging residents to attend fireworks displays hosted by their local municipality instead of family fireworks or informal neighbourhood displays.

Bracebridge Fire Prevention Officer, Mike Peake says “Bracebridge, Huntsville, Baysville and Muskoka Lakes will all be hosting fireworks displays with experts who are trained to handle and discharge fireworks safely.  For everyone else, fireworks can be extremely dangerous. For this reason, family fireworks or informal neighbourhood displays are not recommended,” he says.

If you still choose to have a family fireworks or an informal neighbourhood display, check with your local fire department about regulations regarding fireworks.