How many accidents due to sparklers are there?
16% of legal firework-related injuries in the United States
Everyone knows that a sparkler is a type of hand-held firework that burns slowly while emitting colored flames, sparks, and other effects. Sparklers are generally used by children at bonfire and fireworks displays on Guy Fawkes Night, the fifth of November, and in the United States on Independence Day (United States). Unfortunately, there are so many accidents due to sparklers. For instance, a 2009 report from the National Council on Fireworks Safety indicated that sparklers are responsible for 16 percent of legal firework-related injuries in the United States.