Fireworks http://whqr.org en Fireworks safety risks concern public officials this year http://whqr.org/post/fireworks-safety-risks-concern-public-officials-year <p>Last year in North Carolina, fire departments responded to more than 111 fireworks-related calls with property damage estimates of a quarter-million dollars.&nbsp;&nbsp; As WHQR&rsquo;s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports, many people falsely believe that because sparklers and similar fireworks are legal and readily available, they are safe. Wed, 04 Jul 2012 11:24:38 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 19886 at http://whqr.org Fireworks safety risks concern public officials this year