Illegal Fireworks

San Jose Fireworks-Burned House

After Errant Fireworks Set San Jose House Ablaze, Revelers Outside Keep Lighting More

Four people have been displaced after a home in San Jose caught fire Saturday night when illegal fireworks landed in the back yard.

07/05/2015

Oakland police officers remove boxes of illegal fireworks from the basement of an Oakland home, July 2, 2015. (CBS)

Police Seize Huge Cache Of Illegal Fireworks In Oakland; 2 Arrested

Police recovered more than $50,000 in illegal fireworks in a raid on an East Oakland home Thursday morning and arrested two suspected fireworks dealers, police said.

07/02/2015

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

San Jose Expanding Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks As Holiday Approaches

With about two weeks left until the Fourth of July holiday, San Jose city leaders have a plan that would expand a crackdown on illegal fireworks, which has become a growing concern for residents.

06/18/2015

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

Fireworks Blow Off Hands, Fingers Of 3 Southbay Men

A man in East San Jose lost both his hands Friday night when a firework he was holding exploded prematurely. In Sunnyvale, two men lost their fingers when a firework blew them off.

07/05/2014

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

Fireworks Likely To Blame For Small Fire At Antioch Middle School

Fireworks appear to have sparked a small fire at an Antioch middle school on Wednesday night.

07/03/2014

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

Some Oakland Residents Seek Federal Help To Crack Down On Illegal Fireworks Displays

Residents in Oakland say it’s like a war zone when illegal fireworks go off every July 4th. Fed up with the lack of police response, some are seeking federal help.

07/03/2014

Part of the 2,500 pounds Boxes of illegal fireworks seized by authorities in Pittsburg. (CBS)

Cops Seize 2,500 Pounds Of Illegal Fireworks In Pittsburg; 3 Arrested In Undercover Craigslist Sting

Law enforcement officials arrested three people and confiscated more than 2,500 pounds of illegal fireworks Thursday afternoon in Pittsburg, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.

06/27/2014

Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

Father Arrested After Son Lights Illegal Fireworks In Bedroom, Disfigures Hand

A 39-year-old man has been arrested after his son suffered a major injury to his hand when he ignited illegal fireworks in their South San Jose home on Friday.

06/10/2014

(Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

San Bruno Man Pleads Not Guilty To Throwing Fireworks During Giants Game

A San Bruno resident who allegedly threw fireworks from the bleachers at a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park Wednesday night pleaded not guilty Friday to felony charges, according to prosecutors.

04/18/2014

AT&T Park (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Several Hurt When Fan Throws Fireworks From AT&T Park Bleachers

A fan was arrested after allegedly throwing fireworks from the bleachers at AT&T Park into a bar area during the Giants game on Wednesday night, a police spokesman said.

04/17/2014

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