Pittsburg fireworks company, fire department offer fireworks safety sessions

A Pittsburg fireworks company and the city’s fire department are teaming up to provide classes on fireworks safety.

The first class is today, Thursday, at 6 p.m.  at Jake’s Fireworks, 3002 N. Broadway in Pittsburg. A second session will be offered at 2 p.m. Sunday at the company.

Pittsburg Fire Department personnel and Jake’s staff will provide information that educates the public about how to enjoy fireworks safely, according to a news release from the company.

Jake’s Fireworks recently opened its new headquarters in Pittsburg. The 500,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility allows Jake’s to carry more inventories and have a central distribution point to serve its outlets across the Midwest, according to the release.

A list of fireworks safety tips is available at http://www.jakesfireworks.com