Arson investigators cracking down on illegal fireworks

More than 1,000 pounds of fireworks seized

The Kern County Fire Department is cracking down on people selling illegal fireworks.

So far arson investigators have seized more than 1,000 pounds of illegal fireworks.

They've been on the look out for anyone selling or using them in Kern County and the metro Bakersfield area.

Eleven hundred pounds have been seized and two arrests have been made since June 25th.

Investigators say anyone who uses or sells illegal fireworks in the state will face county and state charges.

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