The Hazards of Fireworks in Maryland

What are the possible fallouts of setting off fireworks illegally in the state of Maryland

BALTIMORE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fireworks are a favorite site among us all especially on the Fourth of July. However in the state of Maryland setting off fireworks is illegal unless they are public display. However, setting these displays which are illegal are a potentially hazardous proposition, which can lead to a number of severe situations that may occur, which could possibly result in the use of a restoration company services. One of the things that goes hand in hand with fireworks is fire.

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Fire is a leading concern with the use of fireworks, because of the potential of fires that may occur may occur from miss shot fireworks. They can cause a whole host of issues if not set off in an open area because of the flames and embers that are produced.  These are potential fire starters, specifically in dry areas, or an areas that are not easily reachable if the flames were to be fanned and not put out. This could result in fire damage and with that being the case the possibility of needing a fire damage restoration company to  repair the damage. Another problem with fireworks is there explosive nature that needs to be taken into account is the accidental misfire.

Fireworks being filled with volatile mixture can actually be hazardous to one's health since they are explosive in nature. There is a chance that these could accidentally misfire in an individual's hand or other body part near the firework area. With that being noted, the after effects could possible need a trauma cleanup company to clean up the after effects. Often these after effects are considered a biohazard because of the fluids, such as blood are highly transferable and contagious to others in the vicinity. And, the last thing anyone wants is to have to worry about is cleaning up a biohazard and trauma scene.

When holding your Fourth of July celebrations remember to be safe and responsible for us to avoid the call that none of us want to occur. Hope everyone has a safe and great holiday weekend. Remember though if there is an incident do not call about questions in dealing the aftermath. An emergency restoration company can certainly assist you in addressing the problems at hand. 

Media Contact: Jeff Cohn, SI Restoration, (888) 980-6776,

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