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As temperatures sizzle, fireworks even more risky

CNN

With wildly high temperatures, wicked weather and wildfires across the country, there are more warnings than usual posted about fireworks safety. In addition to harming themselves, people are also in danger of lighting up their entire neighborhoods — unless you’re in one of the cities getting pounded with rain.
“What people don’t realize is while they’re setting off fireworks and sparklers in this hot, dry heat or wind, that fires can move very quickly, putting their neighborhood directly in threat,” said Mike Apicello, a spokesman for the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho.

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