Illegal Fireworks

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Illegal Fireworks Likely To Blame For Massive Fire At Sacramento Home

The concern for firefighters wasn’t the professional stuff, it’s the uncontrolled illegal fireworks that launch in the air and ignite massive fires.


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Homemade Fireworks Explosion Sends Fairfield Man To Hospital

Police say the morning explosion happened along Caitlyn Drive in Fairfield when Anthony Stewart, 42, was making homemade fireworks for the Fourth of July inside his garage.


Richard Owen Griffin (Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Dept.)

Illegal Fireworks Dispute Leads To Attack On Off-Duty Sheriff’s Sergeant

A Sacramento County man was arrested and booked into jail overnight after he and a group of men allegedly attacked an off-duty Sacramento County sheriff’s sergeant.


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Salinas Man Nabbed For Selling Fireworks On Facebook

Authorities have arrested a Salinas man on suspicion of selling about 1,800 pounds of illegal fireworks through Facebook.


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Officials Cracking Down On Online Fireworks Sales

Police and firefighters are on the hunt for illegal fireworks sales as the Fourth of July approaches, and officials are warning residents to avoid buying fireworks online.

CBS13/CW31 Television–07/01/2011