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Have a Safe and Happy July 4th Holiday

Gearing up for the July 4th holiday likely means family picnics, being outside and enjoying a fireworks display. We’ve rounded up our best Independence Day tips and information in preparation for the upcoming holiday weekend. Check out ways to keep you and your family safe while enjoying America’s birthday celebration:

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that sparklers can burn at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit—that’s as hot as a blow torch! Sparklers, which cause nine percent of all fireworks burns and other injuries, are especially likely to injure children. 

Before your BBQ, read these grilling safety tips.

Planning on spending time on the water? Read boating best practices before you head out.

Tips for keeping your family safe during the July 4th holiday weekend. We've pulled together tips about fireworks, sparklers and grilling as well as boating and riding your motorcycle during the busy holiday weekend. Have a safe and happy 4th! /blog/july-4th-megapost Erie Insurance https://www.erieinsurance.com/-/media/images/erieinsurance/erieinsurancelogo.png

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