Priority Ambulance shares fireworks safety tips for Independence Day

Sparklers, firecrackers and Roman candles are a traditional part of Fourth of July and Independence Day celebrations and gatherings. But fireworks also are dangerous explosives that cause millions of dollars in property damage and nearly 10,000 emergency room visits nationally each year. Fireworks also are illegal in many counties, including Knox and Blount.

Director Dennis Rowe offers safety tips to keep families safe this Independence Day.