While fireworks are an important part of the 4th of July holiday celebration, it’s safe to say most people ignore the law when it comes to pyrotechnics. Sturgeon Bay Fire Chief Tim Herlache says state statutes are very specific when it comes to fireworks…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/N940.mp3|titles=Fire Chief Tim Herlache]
Herlache says even so-called consumer fireworks can be very dangerous if not handled properly. Sparklers are a good example…[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/N941.mp3|titles=Fire Chief Tim Herlache]
Chief Herlache says it’s a better idea to take a number of sparklers, put them in the ground in a pattern & let them burn that way.