- Monday June 20th, 2011 :: 09:12 a.m. PDT
Reminder: Fireworks are prohibited in all unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County
ALL FIREWORKS are illegal in the unincorporated county areas of Los Angeles County. This includes “Safe and Sane” fireworks which are often sold legally in surrounding cities. The Sheriff’s Department and Fire Department will be strictly enforcing all fireworks laws. Anyone found in possession of fireworks in the unincorporated county areas will be subject to citation and/or arrest. Penalties for possessing fireworks in the unincorporated areas can range from a $300.00 fine and/or confinement in the County Jail and up to a $10,000.00 fine and/or imprisonment in the state prison. M80's and other pyrotechnic type fireworks are illegal and considered explosives. Possession of these illegal fireworks can result in a felony conviction. To report anyone in possession of fireworks or anyone selling illegal fireworks in your neighborhood, call your local Sheriff’s Station.
You can also report anonymously by visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org, or by texting 274637 and typing “TIPLA or dialing 800-222-TIPS.
For further information, please contact Industry Sheriff's Station at (626) 330-3322.
LASD - Industry Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
150 N Hudson Ave
Industry, CA 91744