CAL FIRE seizes nearly 80,000 pounds of illegal fireworks
Last updated 7/9/2021 at 8:16pm
SACRAMENTO – With support from regional fire and law enforcement officials, CAL FIRE – Office of the State Fire Marshal announced July 1 the results of major efforts to curb the illegal importation of dangerous fireworks into California. Throughout May and June, CAL FIRE-OSFM law enforcement personnel conducted targeted interdiction operations along the California border seizing nearly 80,000 pounds of illegal fireworks.
“There is no excuse for breaking the law and attempting to transport illegal fireworks into California,” said Chief Mike Richwine, California State Fire Marshal....