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How to Dispose of Used Fireworks

How to Dispose of Used Fireworks
Posted July 3rd, 2013 @ 2:45pm by KFBK News

We've been warned about what types of fireworks are legal and where to use them -- but what should you do once the fun is over?

Consumnes Fire Marshall George Apple encourages you to have a garden hose handy in case of trouble. When the fireworks are used, they can be soaked with the hose, Apple said.

And make sure the fireworks are completely out before throwing them away.The best way to ensure fireworks are completely out is to soak the fireworks in water, leave them over night and then throw them away in the morning.

Spent fireworks should be placed in garbage containers. They're not recyclable.

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