Firework Safety

With so many locations across Texas, the American Fireworks staff is frequently asked to appear on television. During the holidays, such as the 4th of July and New Years, Chester (our CEO) will often take time from his busy schedule to do interviews with a few local news broadcasters. Please enjoy the videos below of Chester speaking about safety and celebrating the holidays with family.

Celebrating with fireworks is an American tradition that is reminiscent of the days of our founding fathers. American Fireworks reminds everyone to enjoy this source of family entertainment responsibly and safely. American Fireworks encourages everyone to follow the safety rules below to help insure a wonderful fireworks celebration:

Never hold and/or light fireworks in your hand

Never place fireworks on any part of your or another person's body

Observe all local, state, and federal laws

Use only under adult supervision

Use in a clear, open area

Light one item at a time

Do not consume alcohol, or use illegal drugs of any kind, when using fireworks

Always read the warning labels and follow the directions on each firework

Never carry fireworks in pockets

Never point or throw fireworks at another person

Keep at a safe distance

Never light near flammable materials

Never experiment with homemade Just an fireworks


The American Pyrotechnics Association offers a comprehensive list of firework types and what each one should do. The following is an excerpt from their website. If you are interested in learning more, please visit the American Pyrotechnic Association's Firework Glossary.