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.
Fireworks appear to have sparked a small fire at an Antioch middle school on Wednesday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pacifica’s City Council has voted to ban Fourth of July fireworks from most areas of its beaches starting in 2014.
Authorities raided a pair of homes in Contra Costa County, finding hundreds of pounds of illegal fireworks.
A Pittsburg man was arrested and two people were injured during a four-alarm fire at a tire warehouse in Antioch on Tuesday, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.