LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say there were about three dozen fireworks-related incidents in the city of Los Angeles on the Fourth of July, with six of them involving injuries.
The incidents covered the 24-hour period from midnight to midnight, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott said.
In the eight-hour period from midnight to 8 a.m. Tuesday alone, there were half a dozen other fireworks-related calls, he said.
The number of fireworks-related incidents this year was about “on par” with previous years, Scott said.
(©2016 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)