Officials Warn Against Using Hand Sanitizers And Lighting Fireworks


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As we head toward the Fourth of July holiday weekend officials are warning against the use of hand sanitizers while setting off fireworks. Hand sanitizer, which is usually a minimum of 60% alcohol, can be highly flammable. The combination of using hand sanitizer along with setting off fireworks could lead to disaster.

Fire departments are warning Americans to stick to hand-washing for their 4th of July celebrations this Saturday. Cal fire also wants to remind everyone that Bottle rockets, Roman candles, firecrackers and any other fireworks that explode going to the air or move on the ground in an uncontrollable manner are Illegal: .

You are able to purchase 'safe and sane' legal fireworks throughout the Bay Area in specific cities only.