Last day to buy fireworks

  • 05/11/2015
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Fireworks enthusiasts have just one day left to buy fireworks for another year.

Families everywhere are crossing fingers for fine weather to celebrate Guy Fawkes on today, which is the final day to buy fireworks.

However both the Fire Service and the SPCA have called for people to abandon buying their own fireworks and attend public displays instead.

The Fire Service said it is called to around 300 fireworks-related fires each year.

It attended 15 fireworks-related incidents on Tuesday alone, including one where children let off fireworks in a playground.

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Source: Environmental Protection Authority

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