A reminder of the danger of fireworks

June 30, 2009 7:41:00 PM PDT
The Consumer Product Safety Commission demonstrated the deadly force of fireworks with watermelons Tuesday.

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The Commission says there were seven firework-related deaths last year and fireworks accidents accounted for 7,000 visits to the emergency room.

Even sparklers, which many think are harmless, burn at a temperature of 2,000 degrees.

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