Every year around the Fourth of July the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission puts on a graphic demonstration of why you should be really careful when setting off fireworks. The video of the demo arrived a little late this year, but if you’re a fan of horror movies, it was still totally worth the wait.

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They’re just simulations, but watching these mannequins lose limbs, eyes, and their entire heads is beyond unsettling. By the end of this video you won’t even want to light a candle ever again.

[YouTube via Twitter - U.S. CPSC]