July 4th Fireworks Safety and Family-Friendly Activities

Celebrating Independence Day… tips on Fourth of July fireworks safety and fun holiday events for the whole family.

Fireworks are set off on the National Mall
Fireworks are set off on the National Mall over the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and U.S. Capitol Building as part of celebrations for Independence Day. Anadolu Agency / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Fireworks are set off on the National Mall
Fireworks are set off on the National Mall over the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and U.S. Capitol Building as part of celebrations for Independence Day. Anadolu Agency / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

July 4th Fireworks Safety and Family-Friendly Activities

Celebrating Independence Day… tips on Fourth of July fireworks safety and fun holiday events for the whole family.

Reset talks with a Chicago Fire Department chief about proper fireworks safety on the Fourth of July. Then we get recommendations for fun, family-friendly holiday activities from Chicago Parent Editor-in-Chief, Tamara O’Shaughnessy.

GUEST: Chief Wally Schroeder, head of the Chicago Fire Department’s Public Education Unit

Chicago Parent Editor-in-Chief, Tamara O’Shaughnessy