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Forget fireworks

As a retired ophthalmic nurse, may I point out that wildfires are not the only danger posed by fireworks. I have seen families devastated by the injuries caused from firework burns. These injuries are always accidental, but we all know that “stuff” happens, even when we think we are being careful and vigilant. A few minutes of squealing delight aren’t worth the risk of pain and disfigurement. Trust me, if you ever see a child with a firework burn, you will never forget it.

Fireworks do not belong in driveways or backyards.

Glennis Dole



Grass Valley


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