Fire Officials Preaching Caution When Lighting Fireworks
With a week until the fourth fire officials are reminding you to take extra precautions when lighting off fireworks this year.
Fire Marshal Butch Browning is reminding those setting off fireworks this year to be aware of their surroundings.
Don't set off these illuminations near wooded areas or dry, grassy areas.
Browning also stresses the importance of keeping kids away from fireworks and making sure you keep a safe distance or you could get seriously hurt.
Browning also reminds people to double check their parish rules before setting off fireworks.
Regulations for setting off firecrackers varies.