Officials warn about dangers of fireworks ahead of July 4

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Fireworks are beautiful, but experts are reminding you to leave it to the pros.

Home firework shows are not only illegal, but they can be dangerous.

MORE: Fireworks around Long Island

Suffolk Chief of Department Stu Cameron says thousands get injured by fireworks each year.

“If we catch people with fireworks, they will be confiscated and they may get a ticket or even arrested,” says Cameron.

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