Fire Chief Gremminger Talks Fireworks Safety

(Desloge, MO.) Fireworks stands are popping up around the Parkland and children are again looking forward to the displays and Fourth of July holiday celebrations that usually involve fireworks. Desloge Fire Chief, Larry Gremminger, says if you're staying home for fireworks in the back yard the most important thing to remember is to use common sense and not let young children light them.

Gremminger explains it's also a good idea to use fireworks in an open area away from buildings, people, and machinerey.