A young man from Tulsa, Oklahoma wants you to consider the dangers of fireworks as we close in on the Fourth Of July. Last year, a blast from commercial fireworks blew off part of his face. Taron Pounds, 23, tells KJRH-TV he was at a family wedding when a 4-inch mortar shell exploded in his face, and tore off his skin. Click here to see the entire story.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports 200 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday.