Thanks for stopping bye this Thursday and today I chatting about the 4th and fireworks in Louisiana. Which has a home town – Twist as we celebrate watching from the levee and fireworks shot from a barge on the river. So join me this weekend for live music, parades and fireworks on the River. And if you can’t make it Be Safe at home with your Fireworks… Lisa
Baton Rouge : 4th of July
July 4th Celebration at Downtown Baton Rouge’s Riverfront Including live music with the Marine Forces Reserve Band from Belle Chasse, military displays, the River Road Marketplace with delicious food, beverages, shopping, arts, and souvenirs vendors and culminating with WBRZ’s Fireworks at dusk.
WBRZ News 2 is happy to announce the return of WBRZ’s Fireworks on the Mississippi, sponsored by The Baton Rouge Clinic, and presented by Visit Baton Rouge. The largest fireworks display in the Gulf South returns July 4, 2021 at 9:00 pm after a one-year hiatus due to Covid 19.
This year’s fireworks display can be viewed from either side of the Mississippi River, in Downtown Baton Rouge or Port Allen. WBRZ would like to encourage the public to join us in our annual tradciton of honoring our great nation. The patriotic ecelebration will be accompanied by a lie telecast live on 24 Hour News Channel WBRZ+, WBRZ.com and WBRZ News 2’s Facebook page.
Fireworks Safety : for legal fireworks at Home
The following states permit the sale of all or most types of consumer fireworks to residents: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South …
- Never allow young children to handle fireworks
- Older children should use them only under close adult supervision
- Never use fireworks while impaired by drugs or alcohol
- Anyone using fireworks or standing nearby should wear protective eyewear
- Never hold lighted fireworks in your hands
- Never light them indoors
- Only use them away from people, houses and flammable material
- Never point or throw fireworks at another person
- Only light one device at a time and maintain a safe distance after lighting
- Never ignite devices in a container
- Do not try to re-light or handle malfunctioning fireworks
- Soak both spent and unused fireworks in water for a few hours before discarding
- Keep a bucket of water nearby to fully extinguish fireworks that don’t go off or in case of fire
- Never use illegal fireworks