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Fireworks Safety - Deputy Dan Walczak; Pt I

Jun 30, 2014|

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We have a special guest in studio and deputy Dan while -- Erie county sheriff's bomb squad commander -- we appreciate you coming -- Think -- morning what do you say when people say it went just legalize it people you heard her going in droves across the border to bite them. For me believe it is a safety issue. If all the -- local organizations and these great displays. It almost seems to be there's no reason to please yourself in harm's way. You know just to enjoy some I guess the festive. Well I guess even if one child or adult is seriously hurt I mean that is a big deal. But do you have any idea how many people were injured let's say last year or in the past. Previous years because of careless use of fireworks. And for the Syria not 100% sure -- I and noble and I think it's somewhere in in between 1020 people every year -- injured. You know these local hospital scene with some type of -- minor burn or sort of facial damage you know what what's the worst that you've seen. For us on believe we have announcement at some serious burns to their face and -- there and maybe have maybe suffer some -- What about small children you know moms and dads love -- -- of these kids sparklers are on the fourth of July in here junior -- be very very careful. But still. I mean there -- top. Certain part of me -- as you know what you whereby a helmet when you write a Blake. You know what do you look both ways and across the street but one -- year pissed you know what. Throw caution to the win and run around with stuff you know. Fireworks you know come shooting out of everywhere and and I've heard like a spark Larry is equivalent to like. Running around a blowtorch is that is that similar yet it's no I mean sparklers are made of magnesium and alone on the -- extreme hunter and -- 12100 degrees Fahrenheit it's. Essentially and to make -- -- holding around windows store is left and right sell these things behind the counter -- cracking down on some of -- -- -- do you find them to begin with. And you don't usually that starts -- you know on the street level. And works it way up to us or more for recovery we recover means pools -- -- as opposed to us seeking the target out. How busiest time of year is this for the shares prior. This is our busiest time of the year for us we average probable between two to three calls a day and will go lie like this for probably about the next two weeks.

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