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.
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.
Deputies Friday announced the arrest of two men suspected of possessing more than 1,000 pounds of illegal fireworks.
About 850 pounds of illegal fireworks were seized from an Azusa home thanks to an anonymous tip, police said Thursday.
City officials Wednesday announced efforts to crack down on illegal fireworks just days before the Fourth of July.
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.
A drunken man lost his thumb Friday when the firecracker he was holding exploded in his hand, police reported.
Police Tuesday discovered more than 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks stacked in a small South Los Angeles apartment.
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.
A 51-year-old man was in custody Friday after Costa Mesa police confiscated more than 500 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.
El Monte police detectives arrested two women after seizing 250 pounds of illegal fireworks at a Chinatown store.
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.
Crews battled a house fire in Buena Park Thursday night reportedly sparked by illegal fireworks.
Officials Tuesday demonstrated the danger of illegal fireworks.