During the four weeks around November the 5th, around 1,000 people will be injured from fireworks. Of these accidents, nearly 600 are likely to occur at home or private parties and nearly 400 accidents involve children under the age of 13.
Although great fun, fireworks are dangerous. The safest way to enjoy fireworks is undoubtedly at a properly organised regulated firework display. If you are looking to host your own display, it is essential to plan and prepare in advance to ensure your evening is memorable for all the right reasons: