Social media messages

Help NFPA spread fireworks safety messages through Twitter and Facebook.

Tweets
  • Leave fireworks to the professionals – do not use consumer fireworks! http://ow.ly/EnLA30cTnSo #FireworkSafety
  • The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public display conducted by trained professionals! http://ow.ly/EnLA30cTnSo #FireworkSafety
  • After a #fireworks display, children should never pick up fireworks that may be left over, they may still be active! http://ow.ly/EnLA30cTnSo
  • Did you know: Sparklers burn at 1200 degrees Fahrenheit, hot enough to cause 3rd degree burns! http://ow.ly/HUqd30cTo3N #FireworkSafety
  • Each July 4th, thousands of people, most often kids & teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks http://ow.ly/HUqd30cTo3N #FireworkSafety
  • Risk of fireworks injury is more than twice as high for kids aged 10-14 as the general population: http://ow.ly/HUqd30cTo3N #FireworkSafety
  • On July 4th more fires are reported than any other day & fireworks account for more than 1/2 of them! http://ow.ly/HUqd30cTo3N #FireworkSafety
  • Watch the @NFPA Fireworks PSA - Dan Doofus urges people not to use consumer Fireworks because they’re too dangerous: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcFuIEwbITA
  • This video demo showcases the types of injuries that can occur when consumer fireworks are used: http://ow.ly/O5l630cTofY #FireworkSafety
  • This NFPA PSA, "Safe? Sane?" urges people not to use consumer fireworks because they are too dangerous http://ow.ly/O5l630cTofY #FireworkSafety
Facebook posts
  • Consumer fireworks include sparklers and firecrackers. Did you know that the tip of a sparkler burns at a temperature of more than 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit, which is hot enough to cause 3rd degree burns? www.nfpa.org/fireworks
  • A report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC) says that there are about 200 fireworks injuries a day during the month surrounding the Fourth of July holiday. Learn more about firework safety here: www.nfpa.org/fireworks
  • Watch our Fireworks Safety PSA - Dan Doofus urges people not to use consumer Fireworks because they are too dangerous: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcFuIEwbITA
  • A dramatic demonstration of the dangers of consumer fireworks, hosted by the Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks (coordinated by the National Fire Protection Association) and the Massachusetts State Fire Marshal's office. This video shows the damage that fireworks could cause a person standing too close to fireworks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0uMUH6jta0
  • Patrick and Marci Foy, and their daughter, Olivia, were injured while attending a family celebration, and were among more than a dozen people hurt. Hear them tell their story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlAB-NuZYfI
  • This NFPA public service announcement, "Safe? Sane?" urges people not to use consumer fireworks because they are too dangerous. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAEzZVPsP3Q