Fireworks

Firefighters in Contra Costa County demonstrated the hazards posed by fireworks on June 18, 2019.
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Scott Lettieri
June 19, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Firefighters worry that they could be busy during the Fourth of July holiday due to the dangerous combination of fireworks being used near dry brush that could quickly go up in flames. Fire personnel demonstrated on Tuesday the risks associated with using fireworks in a combustible environment at...
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SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 4: Fireworks light up the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay as Americans celebrate Independence Day on July 4, 2006 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
June 19, 2019 - 2:23 pm
It's the most common question asked every July 4th: "Where to watch the fireworks this year?"
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Firecracker exploding in the street
July 05, 2018 - 3:45 pm
A woman was standing at the corner of Masonic & Fulton in the city's Panhandle, when a male driver pulled up in a sedan and threw fireworks at her...
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Ambulance, Emergency vehicles ready for the call
July 05, 2018 - 3:04 pm
A 32 year-old man playing with fireworks suffered a severe hand injury in Antioch...
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Firecrackers - Fireworks
July 05, 2018 - 9:21 am
Police said they fielded over 170 calls about illegal fireworks over the course of the day, and located one firearm during an arrest...
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Sparklers
Bradford Hornsby
June 27, 2018 - 9:02 am
There are only a dozen cities that still permit “safe and sane” fireworks in the greater Bay Area.
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Close up of Dachshund Dog hiding under colorful umbrella.
Margie Shafer
June 21, 2018 - 10:07 am
The 4th of July is just two weeks away and as KCBS Radio's Margie Shafer reports, there are some steps to take before the holiday to keep your pet safe.
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FILLMORE, CA - JUNE 28: A fireworks stand, one of about 25 booths that are open for business, advertises on the first day of fireworks sales for Fourth of July celebrations June 28, 2005 in Fillmore, California. Sales began today in the 264 jurisdictions
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Bob Butler
June 19, 2018 - 2:43 pm
Firefighters in Contra Costa County are telling residents that those so-called "safe and sane" fireworks are dangerous and illegal, reports Bob Butler...
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