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Fireworks Code

Always follow the firework code

Do not buy fireworks from UNLICENCED retailers. These fireworks may be unsafe & illegal.

Only buy fireworks that comply with current safety standards.

Always keep fireworks in a closed box. Take them out one at a time & close the box.

Never put fireworks in your pocket.

Be considerate. Let your neighbours know you will be having a display, especially if they are elderly or they have pets or children.

Avoid setting fireworks off late at night, particularly if it is a school night.

Ensure your pets are safe.

Carefully follow the instructions on EACH firework.

Never go back to a lit firework unless the instructions advise otherwise.

Never throw fireworks; it is dangerous.

Light fireworks one at a time, at the end of the fuse, and at arm’s length.

Light sparklers one at a time & wear suitable gloves, even when lighting them.

Never give sparklers to a child under the age of 5.

Never throw spent fireworks on a bonfire.


Stay safe, be considerate & don’t become a nuisance.

All fireworks supplied by BFA members are tested to conform to the current safety standards. If you require more information, contact the seller or any member of the BFA.