Altadena Sheriff’s: Fireworks Are Illegal in Altadena

first_img Make a comment Subscribe 6 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. The Altadena Sheriff’s Station reminds all residents and visitors that the best way to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with family and friends is by attending professional fireworks shows such as Americafest at the Pasadena Rose Bowl Stadium. Fireworks Celebration at Altadena Town & Country Club on Wednesday, July 1st. Party begins at 6:00 p.m. and the fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. Please RSVP with the Front Desk, 2290 Country Club Dr. Altadena, (626) 794-7163.The sale or possession of all fireworks is illegal in Altadena. Violators are subject to confiscation and impound of vehicles; up to one year in jail and fines up to $50,000. Call Altadena Sheriff’s at (626) 798-1131 to report illegal fireworks.The Los Angeles County Fire Department wants to remind everyone that the use of fireworks not only causes fires, but results in severe injuries and burns.Altadena Sheriff’s Captain Christopher Reed urges everyone to make safety a priority on July 4th.Even sparklers, which many people consider safe, can reach 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit, causing serious burns and starting fires. Adults normally don’t allow their children to get near anything that hot, but for some reason they think it’s acceptable to put sparklers in the hands of little ones on the Fourth of July.Statistics show fireworks are among the most risky of consumer products. In 2012, U.S. hospital emergency rooms treated an estimated 8,700 people for fireworks related injuries; 55% of 2012 emergency room fireworks-related injuries were to the extremities and 31% were to the head. The most current statistics from the National Fire Protection Association show that in 2009 more than nine out of 10, or 92 percent, of all fireworks-related injuries treated in hospitals were caused by fireworks that are allowed for consumer use by federal or state regulations.NOTE TO PARENTS: If your child has any fireworks prior to June 28th, the items are probably illegal and dangerous and should beturned over to your fire department or local police agency!Parents are liable for any damage or injuries caused by their children using fireworks.For more information visit the web site of the Los Angeles County Fire Department at http://www.fire.lacounty.govPartner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff’s station. Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org/To receive detailed, up-to-date information directly from Altadena Station via e-mail, register for “Nixle” alerts at www.Nixle.com and register for “LASD-Altadena Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff” and also register for LASD-HQ Newsroom (SHB). Or, text your zip code to 888777 to receive text alerts only. Standard text messaging rates may apply, depending on your calling plan.Visit the #Altadena Sheriff’s Station Web Page at http://www.altadena.lasd.org More Cool Stuff HerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Public Safety Altadena Sheriff’s: Fireworks Are Illegal in Altadena Published on Monday, June 22, 2015 | 2:21 pm Community News Top of the News center_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more