PASADENA (CBSLA) — The Pasadena Fire Department Wednesday warned people on social media of the danger posed by illegal fireworks.
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Yesterday, a single family residence and six cars were totaled and two apt. units were damaged on the 400 block of Summit Ave. when a fire started in vegetation and quickly spread. Investigators have determined a firework(s) device set off by two minors ignited the fire. pic.twitter.com/H0GKYS1bj8READ MORE: Beloved Security Guard Killed In Hit-And-Run In Long Beach Is Identified
— Pasadena Fire Dept. (@PasadenaFD) June 9, 2021
In a tweet, the department said a single-family home and six cars were destroyed and another two apartment units in the 400 block of Summit Avenue were damaged when a fire started in nearby vegetation and quickly spread.
Investigators later determined that the blaze was started after two minors set off fireworks in the dry brush.MORE NEWS: Man In His 30s Killed In Carson Shooting
According to city ordinance, fireworks are illegal in Pasadena. Anyone who sees or hears fireworks in their neighborhood were asked to call the Pasadena Police Department at (626) 744-4241.