Nearly 4,000 pounds of illegal fireworks seized in Glendale
AP

Nearly 4,000 pounds of illegal fireworks seized in Glendale

  • 0
{{featured_button_text}}

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A tip from a resident led to the discovery and seizure of nearly 4,000 pounds of illegal fireworks in Glendale, fire department officials said.

The tipster alerted the Glendale Fire Marshal's Office last week to what was believed to be an illegal sales operation coming from a residence.

Fire inspectors arrived and found a large stash of fireworks and explosive materials, which are prohibited from use within the city limits.

Authorities said if the explosives had caught fire, the damage to the home and surrounding area could have been severe and possibly led to fatalities.

They said charges are pending for people who possessed the illegal fireworks.

Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.

0
0
0
0
0

Be the first to know

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News