Class teaches pyrotechnic safety to movie business workers

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A training demonstration shows how to safely film scenes depicting a person on fire. (KABC)

These days moviegoers want more bang for their buck. With movie tickets costing nearly $20, that's a lot of bangs.

Making those bangs safely is the subject of a class run by state officials for more than 20 years.

The class teaches safety techniques in the use of fire, explosions and other effects to film pyrotechnic workers.

To see how the class works, watch the video above.
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