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News Release

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Media Relations

2014 Anti-Fireworks Campaign

What:   
News Conference

When: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
10:30 a.m.                         
 
Where: 
Los Angeles County Fire Headquarters
Cecil R. Gehr Training Center      
1320 North Eastern Avenue
Los Angeles, Ca 90063
 
Who:       
Los Angeles County Fire Chief Deputy Mark Bennett
Los Angeles City Fire Interim Chief James Featherstone  
Los Angeles County Sheriff Interim John Scott
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck
Grossman Burn Center Dr. Young
                              
Why:      
Fire and law enforcement officials would like to encourage everyone to have a safe 4th of July and promote families to attend a ProfessionalFireworks Show to reduce fires and injuries. Law enforcement officials will discuss the enforcement and penalties regarding illegal fireworks.
 The public safety agencies in the greater Los Angeles area have joined together to promote safety awareness through the use of the #SummerSafetyLA campaign of Twitter and Facebook.  

Visuals: 

Static displays of fire department and law enforcement vehicles. “Safe and Sane” and illegal  fireworks displayed.  The LACOFD Arson Unit will be detonating fireworks to demonstrate the potentially lethal power of illegal fireworks.

Contact: 

For additional information contact LAPD Media Relations Section, at 213-486-5910.

 

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