PUBLIC SAFETY: In Connecticut, A Teenage Girl Is Killed During Sparkler Prank; In Maywood, Fire Department Urges Fireworks Safety, More

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 || By Michael Romain  One Case That Illuminates Importance Of Firework Safety The Maywood Fire Department is distributing educational literature about the perils of fireworks usage and the importance of households implementing emergency plans. According to a flyer the Department has been circulating, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimated that about 18,000 fires in 2011 were caused by fireworks. Sparklers caused 16 percent of fireworks … Continue reading PUBLIC SAFETY: In Connecticut, A Teenage Girl Is Killed During Sparkler Prank; In Maywood, Fire Department Urges Fireworks Safety, More