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fireworks Sparklers can quickly ignite clothing, and many children have received severe burns from dropping sparklers on their feet. (Photo:; Shutterstock)

Fireworks are an American tradition, especially when celebrating our nation’s birthday on the Fourth of July. Yet, the thrill of fireworks can be dangerous, causing property damage from fires, serious burns, eye injuries, disfigurement and even death.

Jayleen R. Heft

Jayleen Heft is the digital content editor for PropertyCasualty360.com. Contact her at jheft@alm.com.

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