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Antonovich Announces Fewer Fireworks-Related Incidents in 2008

Fireworks-related property damage nearly nonexistent.

 

 

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that fireworks-related emergency incidents and property loss in Los Angeles County was significantly down this year compared to the previous year. 

 

 

In its report, the Los Angeles County Fire Department revealed a decrease in the number of structure fires, grass fires, and miscellaneous fires caused by illegal or safe and sane fireworks.  

 

With no structure fires reported and 12 miscellaneous and 8 grass/brush fires that involved 2.9 acres, property loss amounts decreased significantly – from $557,050 in 2007 to only $100 this year. There were four injuries reported this year.  

 

The County Fire Department ’s Command and Control Facility received 2,173 calls and 1,157 required investigation and personnel dispatched.

Antonovich Announces Fewer Fireworks-Related Incidents in 2008

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