Local Fire and Law Enforcement Agencies and the California State Fire Marshal Discuss Efforts to Target Those Individuals Using Illegal Fireworks

State and Local Officials will Discuss “Zero Tolerance” Policy Towards Illegal Fireworks and Stress the Importance of Fireworks Safety

--()--Greater Sacramento Area Fireworks Safety Task Force:

WHEN:

   

10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015

 

WHERE:

Sacramento City Fire Station #19

1700 Challenge Way (Near Cal Expo), Sacramento, CA

https://www.google.com/maps1700challengeway

 

At a joint news conference Wednesday morning, representatives of the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, Sacramento City Fire Department, Cosumnes Fire Department, Folsom Fire Department, Roseville Fire Department, and the Wilton Fire Department along with representatives of the Sacramento City Police Department, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, Citrus Heights Police Department, Elk Grove Police Department, Galt Police Department, the Office of the State Fire Marshal, CAL FIRE and other representatives of the Greater Sacramento Area Fireworks Safety Task Force, will announce that they are once again targeting individuals who use illegal fireworks and those responsible for bringing them into California and will, for the nineteenth year in a row, institute a “Zero Tolerance” enforcement procedure.

In addition, the Task Force will discuss its annual campaign to enlist the public’s help in protecting their communities from the threat of illegal fireworks.

The Greater Sacramento Area Fireworks Safety Task Force is a safety coalition made up of representatives of local government, the fire service, the 388 non-profit organizations and charities who sell state-approved fireworks in the Greater Sacramento Area, the media and the state-approved fireworks industry.

A copy of the safety videos and PSA’s will be available on DVD at the press conference along with other background material. This information is also available online at www.ca-fireworks.com.

Contacts

REVELL COMMUNICATIONS
Mr. Dennis C. Revell, 916-443-3816
Mobile: 916-952-5351

Release Summary

Greater Sacramento Area Fireworks Safety Task Force Press Release to be held Wed, June 24th at Sacramento City Fire Station #19 - 1700 Challenge Way, Sacramento (near CalExpo)

Contacts

REVELL COMMUNICATIONS
Mr. Dennis C. Revell, 916-443-3816
Mobile: 916-952-5351