Illegal Fireworks

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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

(credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

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

(credit: El Monte Police Department)

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

(credit: El Monte Police Department)

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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Illegal Fireworks Injure Several Southland Children, Adults

Authorities say several people were recovering Thursday from fireworks injuries.

07/05/2012

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4K Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks Seized From East LA Business

A cache of 4,000 pounds of illegal fireworks worth at least $10,000 was seized from a business in unincorporated East Los Angeles, and its 34-year-old landlord was arrested, authorities said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2012

A blaze, started by illegal fireworks, gutted a San Bernardino duplex. (credit: CBS)

Illegal Fireworks Blamed For Blaze That Destroys San Bernardino Duplex

Authorities say illegal fireworks ignited and set off a blaze that gutted a duplex in San Bernardino early Sunday morning.

07/01/2012

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

8,000 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks Seized From Willowbrook Home

Authorities say they have recovered 8,000 pounds of illegal and dangerous fireworks with a street value of more than $20,000 in Willowbrook.

07/01/2012

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

8,000 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks Worth $20K Seized From Norwalk Storage Locker

Authorities say they have seized 8,000 pounds of illegal mortars, bottle rockets, roman candles and other commercial-grade fireworks worth more than $20,000.

06/27/2012

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Girl Suffers Severe Eye Injury In Illegal Fireworks Accident

A 12-year-old girl suffered a severe eye injury Monday night after someone set off illegal fireworks at a Fourth of July party in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

07/05/2011

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