Cities respond to illegal fireworks calls

Posted July 06, 2017

The fireworks combusted a plastic trash can that was near the house.

San Diego Fire-Rescue officials estimate they respond to almost 500 fireworks incidents annually.

Eyewitness News rode along with Clovis Fire and Police in an undercover van to look for people shooting off illegal fireworks.

Borroto said in a written statement at 7:32 a.m. that the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

A fire that damaged a home in Scarborough started with fireworks, according to fire officials.

Fire crews extinguished the flames at the homes near Canosa Avenue and Spencer Street just after 9 p.m.

Fireworks cause vehicle fire at Dunwoody home

The Clark County Fire Department, meanwhile, responded to two other house fires and a auto fire Tuesday night and early today.

"This shows how unsafe fireworks can be", the department said in a Facebook post.

Firefighters say they also found a pile of debris burning on the porch.

Firefighters believe the fire caused between $2,500 to $3,000 in damage.

Hersheypark apologized for the cancellation, and the town thanked its fire department for containing the fire so quickly. No other injuries were reported.