July 4th is one of the busiest nights of the year for illegal celebratory gunfire. DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office reminds you AVOID shooting a firearm in celebration of the holiday, as this can lead to deadly consequences. #july4thsafetytips #celebratesafely
According to the National Safety Council, fireworks should be used away from people, houses and flammable material, and never lit in a container or indoors. When using fireworks, the council advises lighting one device at a time and keeping a safe distance afterwards.