Illegal Fireworks

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Illegal Fireworks Suspected In Florence Mattress Factory Blaze

Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators suspect illegal fireworks sparked a fire that caused minor injuries to four firefighters and caused up to $3 million in damage to three warehouses.

07/06/2015

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4 Firefighters Injured In Blaze, Illegal Fireworks Suspected

Four firefighters were injured and damage to three separate warehouses in Florence totaled between $1 to $3 million after a fire was sparked by what investigators suspect may be illegal fireworks.

07/05/2015

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More Than 1K Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks Seized In East LA; 2 Arrested

Deputies Friday announced the arrest of two men suspected of possessing more than 1,000 pounds of illegal fireworks.

07/03/2015

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850 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks Seized From Azusa Home

About 850 pounds of illegal fireworks were seized from an Azusa home thanks to an anonymous tip, police said Thursday.

07/02/2015

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City Officials Crack Down On Illegal Fireworks Before 4th Of July

City officials Wednesday announced efforts to crack down on illegal fireworks just days before the Fourth of July.

07/01/2015

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Half-Ton Of Illegal Fireworks Confiscated From Shed In Garden Grove

Authorities confiscated a half-ton of illegal fireworks from a shed in Orange County as part of an effort to increase safety for the 4th of July holiday.

06/24/2015

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Long Beach Man Loses Thumb After Holding Firework

A drunken man lost his thumb Friday when the firecracker he was holding exploded in his hand, police reported.

07/06/2014

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Police: 5K Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks Stacked In South LA Apartment

Police Tuesday discovered more than 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks stacked in a small South Los Angeles apartment.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2014

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$5,000 In Illegal Fireworks Seized In Long Beach

A man was cited after police seized more than 454 pounds of illegal fireworks estimated at a street value about $5,ooo, authorities said Tuesday.

CBS Los Angeles–06/24/2014

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Man Arrested After Costa Mesa Police Confiscate 500 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks

A 51-year-old man was in custody Friday after Costa Mesa police confiscated more than 500 pounds of illegal fireworks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2014

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Craigslist Ad Helps OC Police Seize 560 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks

A Craigslist ad led investigators Thursday to a Santa Ana garage, where they seized up to $10,000 in illegal fireworks.

06/19/2014

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2 Women Arrested After Authorities Find 250 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks At Chinatown Store

El Monte police detectives arrested two women after seizing 250 pounds of illegal fireworks at a Chinatown store.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2014

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6 In Custody After Seizure Of 18 Tons Of Illegal Fireworks In Gardena

Six people were in custody Wednesday in connection with the seizure of about 18 tons of illegal fireworks found in a Gardena warehouse, police said.

CBS Los Angeles–06/04/2014

Illegal Fireworks Reportedly Ignite House Fire In Buena Park

Crews battled a house fire in Buena Park Thursday night reportedly sparked by illegal fireworks.

07/05/2013

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El Monte Officials Demonstrate Danger Of Illegal Fireworks

Officials Tuesday demonstrated the danger of illegal fireworks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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