2016 Anti-Fireworks Campaign

July 1, 2016

What: News Conference

When: Friday, July 1, 2016 10 a.m.

Where: Los Angeles County Fire Department Headquarters Cecil R. Gehr Training Center 1320 North Eastern Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90063

Who: Los Angeles County Fire Department Chief Daryl L. Osby Los Angeles County Sheriff Acting Assistant Anthony La Berge Los Angeles City Fire Chief Ralph Terreazas Los Angeles Police Department Director of Operations, Assistant Chief Michel Moore Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives South Gate Police Department Dr. Matt Young from the Grossman Burn Center

Why: Fire and law enforcement officials would like to encourage everyone to have a safe 4th of July and promote families to attend a Professional Fireworks Show to reduce fires and injuries. Law enforcement officials will discuss the enforcement and penalties regarding illegal fireworks.

Visuals: Static displays of fire department and law enforcement vehicles. “Safe and Sane” and illegal fireworks displayed. A professional pyro technician expert 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.