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News Release

Friday, July 1, 2016

Media Relations

2016 Anti-Fireworks Campaign

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.


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