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 21, 2017

 

WHERE:

Sacramento City Fire Station #5

731 Broadway

Sacramento, CA 95818

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At a joint news conference Wednesday morning, representatives of the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, Sacramento City Fire Department, Cosumnes Fire Department, Folsom Fire Department, and Roseville 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 twenty-first 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 and a new smartphone app which will allow people to report illegal fireworks sale or use in their neighborhood.

The Greater Sacramento Area Fireworks Safety Task Force is a safety coalition made up of representatives of local government, the fire service, law enforcement, the 373 non-profit organizations and charities who sell state-approved fireworks in the Greater Sacramento Area, the media and the state-approved fireworks industry.

All materials, including videos and PSA’s (as well as all safety video’s and PSA’s produced and distributed over the last 24-years) and information and video tutorials on the Nail ‘em smartphone app are available online at…www.ca-fireworks.com

Contacts

REVELL COMMUNICATIONS
Mr. Dennis C. Revell, 916-443-3816 (Office) or 916-952-5351 (Mobile)

Release Summary

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

Contacts

REVELL COMMUNICATIONS
Mr. Dennis C. Revell, 916-443-3816 (Office) or 916-952-5351 (Mobile)