Avoid Fourth of July barbecues mishaps with these safety tips

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Backyard barbecues are a Fourth of July tradition. But there are some hidden risks that come with these fun gatherings. (Photo by Katie Darby/Invision for Kingsford and Pandora/AP Images)

Backyard barbecues are a Fourth of July tradition. But there are some hidden risks that come with these fun gatherings.

Watch ABC's Gio Benitez full story in the video player above on ways to stay safe while grilling.

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