Firework safety tips for the Fourth of July

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Dr. Patti says the best thing to do is to use common sense and steer clear of fireworks that are being set of illegally in the neighborhood. (Credit: News 12)

Fireworks safety remains a hot topic as the Fourth of July inches closer.

Dr. Ernest Patti says this time of year brings about a lot of injuries involving children and some parents who set off fireworks illegally.

He says losing a finger or an eye happens often, and children's hair has been lit on fire from sparklers, which are also illegal.

Dr. Patti says the best thing to do...

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