Mulitple citations and over 600 pounds of illegal fireworks confiscated during enforcement

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The following preliminary statistics represent Bakersfield FIRE & Police Fireworks Task Force enforcement related activities within the City of Bakersfield on July 3 & July 4, 2013:
July 3: (7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.)

9 BFD Fireworks Enforcement Teams deployed

  • 2 Arson Units deployed
  • 86 responses
  • 0 citations
  • 0 arrests
  • July 4: (7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.)

13 BFD Fireworks Enforcement Teams deployed

  • 2 Arson Units deployed
  • 585 responses
  • 61 citations
  • 1 arrest
  • 600 lbs of illegal fireworks confiscated

July 3, 4: fireworks enforcement totals in the City of Bakersfield:

  • 21 Fireworks Enforcement Team deployments
  • 4 Arson Units deployments
  • 671 responses
  • 61 citations
  • 1 arrest
  • Over 600 lbs of illegal fireworks confiscated
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