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Which fireworks cause the most injuries?

Independence Day is upon us and lots of us will celebrate by watching fireworks - or shooting off our own.

All that firepower results in thousands of injuries and a handful of fatalities each year, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

"On average, 250 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4 holiday," the agency notes. "Remember, fireworks can be dangerous, causing serious burn and eye injuries."

Here are some of their findings:

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Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for accessAtlanta.com.

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