Sri VelavanFireworks Safety Measures Do's Safety measures while bursting firecrackers Display fireworks as per the warnings and instructions mentioned on the pack. Use fireworks only outdoor. Buy fireworks of authorized/reputed manufacturers only. Light only one firework at a time, by one person. Others should watch from a safe distance. Keep the fireworks to be used at a safer place. Organize a community display of fireworks rather than individuals handling crackers. Always use a long candle/'phooljhari' for igniting fire crackers and keep elbow joint straight to increase the distance between the body and the crackers. Keep two buckets of water handy. In the event of fire, extinguish flame by pouring water from the buckets. Every major fire is small when it starts.