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Be fire safe on the 4th




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COLLEGE STATION -- More wildfires are reported on July 4th than on any other day of the year, a statistic that stresses the need for folks to be extra careful during Independence Day celebrations.

Whether you’re shooting off fireworks, grilling hot dogs and hamburgers, or just hanging out around the campfire, residents should remember to use caution when doing anything outdoors that could potentially cause a spark.

Texas A&M Forest Service Predictive Services Department Head Tom Spencer said the wildfire risk over the Independence Day holiday is elevated in West Texas where the vegetation is dry and gusty winds are commonplace -- perfect conditions for a potentially devastating wildfire.

Though parts of Texas have seen recent rains, more than half of the state remains mired in drought. Specific areas of concern include the Panhandle down through Midland and the Trans-Pecos Region.

Fireworks safety tips:

•Before you celebrate, always check with local government officials to ensure fireworks and outdoor burning are allowed in your county. Be sure to comply with all restrictions.

•Read and follow all warnings and instructions labels on fireworks.

•Keep fireworks away from homes and structures, which can accidentally ignite.

•Use fireworks only under close adult supervision and in safe areas away from dry grass and brush.

•Keep a hose, bucket of water, and wet towels nearby in case of a malfunction or fire.

•Dispose of used fireworks in a bucket of water.

•Never ignite fireworks in a container, especially a glass or metal container.
 

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