Hot spot fairfairfield, Australia’s largest outdoor fireworks show, will be held on Friday July 19.
The event, which has drawn tens of thousands of spectators, is scheduled to run from 4pm to 8pm.
The event is being run under the auspices of the Australian Fireworks Association (AFA) and is sponsored by Australian Automobile Association (AA), Australian Petroleum and Gas Association (API), and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Surgeons (RACS).
Australian Automobile Associations (AAPAs) chief executive officer, Tim Wilson, said the event had been the catalyst for the introduction of a range of new safety measures in the past year.”AFA has been working on new safety regulations since the beginning of this year and has introduced a range in 2017 to help reduce the risk of fires from hot spots,” Mr Wilson said.
“With these new measures in place, we are able to ensure our fairground will be a safe and pleasant experience for all participants and attendees.”
Mr Wilson said the new measures included increased safety signage and other measures to help the public and fire safety officials better understand how to safely conduct themselves and maintain control of their event.
“We want to ensure that all participants are aware of these new safety protocols and have access to our safety information and the information provided by the fire services,” Mr Wood said.
Australia’s first hot spot, Fairfield Park in Sydney’s CBD, will host the next event at 4pm on July 22.
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