DUBLIN (CBS SF) – Hundreds of pounds of illegal fireworks were seized in the East Bay, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.
In Dublin, authorities seized a few hundred pounds of illegal pyrotechnics that were not ‘safe and sane.’READ MORE: West Contra Costa Unified School District Partners With Non-Profit Conscious Kitchen To Provide Kids Organic Meals
“Not a big seizure,” said Alameda Co. Sheriff’s Office a tweet. “But a reminder these are very dangerous and impact vulnerable people and animals. We will have extra patrols out the rest of the week to address firework issues.”READ MORE: Marin County Focuses on Restarting Schools at Teacher Vaccination 'Super Pods'
A few hundred pounds of fireworks seized by @DublinCAPolice with ACSO Bomb Squad. Not a big seizure but a reminder these are very dangerous and impact vulnerable people and animals. We will have extra patrols out the rest of the week to address firework issues. pic.twitter.com/YKb6onzf8M
— Alameda County Sheriff (@ACSOSheriffs) July 1, 2020MORE NEWS: Berkeley Officials To Consider Making VP Harris' Childhood Home A Landmark
California-sanctioned ‘Safe and Sane Fireworks’ packages are legal in many parts of the state, including Dublin. They include an assortment of fireworks like sparklers and fountains, that stay on the ground and are not projectiles or explosives.