Dos & Don'ts While Bursting Crackers in deevali festivel Dear IL mebers, All mishaps due to fireworks occur as a result of carelessness, negligence and ignorance. I request you to see that your children or any child to the follow simple precautions to avoid fire mishaps Dos & Don'ts While Bursting Crackers Use fireworks only outdoor. Buy fireworks of authorized/reputed manufacturers only. Light only one firework at a time, by one person. Others should watch from a safe distance. Keep the fireworks to be used at a safer place. Always use a long candle/'phooljhari' for igniting fire crackers and keep elbow joint straight to increase the distance between the body and the crackers. Keep two buckets of water handy. In the event of fire, extinguish flame by pouring water from the buckets. Every major fire is small when it starts. Don't ignite fireworks while holding them. Don't bend over the fireworks being ignited. Don't ignite fireworks in any container. Don't tamper with misfired fireworks. Don't attempt to make fireworks at home. Don't allow small children to handle fireworks. Don't throw or point fireworks at other people. Don't carry fireworks in the pocket. Don't store firecrackers near burning candles and diyas. Don't light firecrackers in narrow by lanes; preferably use open areas and parks. Don't wear synthetic clothing; preferably wear thick cotton clothing. Don't wear loosely hanging clothes; secure all clothes properly.