Backyard fireworks ARE dangerous. Did you know that a sparkler burns at 1800-degrees Fahrenheit - hot enough to melt gold? Children allowed to play with or around these dangerous devices can suffer serious eye and other injuries and even death! Prevent Blindness Ohio wants you to be SAFE this Fourth of July! There are precautions you can take to avoid ending a day of fun by taking a trip to the emergency room or worse! The best way to prevent accidents is to avoid handling ALL fireworks. Visit www.pbohio.org or call
1-800-301-2020 for a free fireworks safety booklet or more information.