Fourth of July Safety

Fireworks-Related Injuries

Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can also bring pain. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, over 230 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.

No Fireworks Within City Limits

The Lebanon Fire Department would like to remind all residents and visitors that, per City of Lebanon Code Section 72-22, the display, sale, and discharge of Class 1.4G fireworks within the City of Lebanon, New Hampshire is strictly prohibited. 1.4G fireworks are consumer fireworks and include any type of the following items:

  • Any Device That Produces Solely Smoke Bottle Rocket
  • Firecracker
  • Hand-Held Fountains
  • Missile
  • Sky Rocket
Fourth of July safety poster featuring most injured body parts