Authorities Seize 33,000 Pounds of Illegal Fireworks in San Bernardino County
Jul 4, 2017
Published Jul 4, 2017 at 2:54 AM | Updated at 2:57 AM PDT on Jul 4, 2017
In an effort to prevent more wildfires, San Bernardino County has been cracking down on illegal fireworks in the weeks leading to Fourth of July. A multiagency task force in the county has seized more than 33,000 pounds of illegal fireworks, in the process issuing 146 citations that add up to $182,500 in fines, according to San Bernardino County Fire Department spokesman Louis Penna.