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Tennessee Fire Marshal says leave Fireworks to the Experts this Independence Day

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is reminding residents of the Volunteer State about the dangers associated with consumer fireworks ahead of Independence Day festivities. The SFMO urges Tennesseans to leave the fireworks to the experts this Independence Day.

“Watching a fireworks display is a fun Fourth of July tradition for many Tennesseans,” said Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Interim Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Carter Lawrence.

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reports that Consumer Fireworks Caused $1M in Damages and 419 Unintended Fires from 2014-2018.

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reports that Consumer Fireworks Caused $1M in Damages and 419 Unintended Fires from 2014-2018.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Says Leave Fireworks to the Experts this Fourth of July

 

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Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is raising awareness of the dangers posed by consumer fireworks and urging Tennesseans to leave the fireworks to the pros instead of risking their lives and possibly breaking the law by detonating fireworks themselves.

“July Fourth is a great opportunity to celebrate our nation’s independence with friends and family,” said State Fire Marshal and Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “The best way to ensure you and your loved ones have a safe Fourth is to join other community members in attending public fireworks displays put on by trained and licensed professionals.”

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reports that Consumer Fireworks Caused $1M in Damages, One Death and 412 Unintended Fires from 2013-2017

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reports that Consumer Fireworks Caused $1M in Damages, One Death and 412 Unintended Fires from 2013-2017

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office says Only Licensed Professionals Can Operate Sky Lanterns in Tennessee

 

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Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN –  Warmer weather means outdoor events like parties, weddings, and concerts where sky lanterns can often be found. The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is reminding concertgoers that sky lanterns—which are unmanned airborne paper lanterns fueled by flame—can only be operated in the Volunteer State by licensed fireworks professionals.

State law defines sky lanterns as special fireworks that can only be purchased and used by individuals with a professional license (such as a certified flame effect operator, certified outdoor display operator or certified proximate pyrotechnic operator). (They are also known as Chinese lanterns or wish lanterns.)

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office says Leave Sky Lanterns and Other Special Light Displays to the Experts.

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office says Leave Sky Lanterns and Other Special Light Displays to the Experts.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal says “Let The Pros Handle Fireworks This Year”

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office has a simple message for Tennesseans this Fourth of July: Let the pros handle the fireworks.

With numerous professional displays scheduled for the Fourth including the nation’s largest in Nashville, there’s no shortage of festive and colorful fireworks to enjoy in Tennessee. State fire officials urge Tennesseans to take part in these professionally run events instead of risking their lives and possibly breaking the law by detonating fireworks themselves.

Stay Safe on the Fourth of July By Attending Professional Fireworks Events

Stay Safe on the Fourth of July By Attending Professional Fireworks Events

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds Tennesseans that Only Licensed Professionals can operate Sky Lanterns in Tennessee

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – To ensure that special events are celebrated safely, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind Tennesseans of legislation passed in 2011 concerning sky lanterns. They are to be operated only by licensed fireworks professionals.

Sky lanterns, also known as Chinese lanterns or wish lanterns, are unmanned airborne paper lanterns fueled by flame. According to TCA § 68-104-101(9), they are special fireworks, and can be purchased and used by only individuals with a professional license (certified flame effect operator, certified outdoor display operator or certified proximate pyrotechnic operator). «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Reminds Residents that Only Licensed Professionals can Operate Sky Lanterns

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – To ensure that summer holidays and events are celebrated safely, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind Tennesseans of legislation passed last year concerning sky lanterns. They are to be operated only by licensed fireworks professionals.

Sky lanterns, also known as Chinese lanterns or wish lanterns, are unmanned airborne paper lanterns fueled by flame. According to TCA § 68-104-101(9), they are special fireworks, and can be purchased and used by only individuals with a professional license (certified flame effect operator, certified outdoor display operator or certified proximate pyrotechnic operator). «Read the rest of this article»

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