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.
A 37-year-old man was seriously injured in Concord on Monday evening in an accident involving illegal fireworks, police Cpl. James Carroll said Tuesday.
Alameda County fire officials sent out a warning Thursday about the use of illegal fireworks this July 4th weekend, especially with hot weather forecasted.