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How you can be safe around fireworks this July 4
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Dawson County Emergency Services personnel stand where a home at 38 Burt's Crossing Drive stood before a July 5, 2018 fire razed it to the ground. - photo by Jessica Taylor
The Fourth of July is right around the corner which means celebrating the nation’s independence with family, friends and fun – which often includes fireworks. Dawson County Emergency Services Director and Fire Chief Danny Thompson encourages the community to be safe and responsible this July 4. “It’s about safety. It’s about enjoying the Fourth, celebrating our Independence Day and doing it with family and loved one and friends,” Thompson said. “It’s about the enjoyment and not having to have an emergency event.”