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HPPR wants our listeners to celebrate safely this Fourth of July, especially if you are an adult male or a child.

According to a press release from Kansas’ Office of the State Fire Marshal, adult males and children under the age of 18 are the most common victims of fireworks injuries - each group representing 40 percent of all reported fireworks-related injuries. 

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Independence Day patriots rejoice! Fireworks go on sale today in parts of the Texas Panhandle, reports the Amarillo Globe-News. Law enforcement agencies are, of course, warning folks to obey local fireworks ordinances. That means possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling and use of fireworks are prohibited within the city limits of Amarillo.

Fireworks Safety Tips

Jun 30, 2013

The Fourth of July is Thursday.  Many will celebrate Independence Day with friends, family, and fireworks.