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102 citations issued for illegal fireworks

Posted at 9:37 AM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 21:20:56-04

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says that 102 administrative citations were issued for illegal fireworks on July 4.

There were 38 citations given in the city of Las Vegas and 64 citations given in Clark County.

Officials promised to crack down on illegal fireworks this year due to the high number of fires in previous years.

ISpyFireworks.com received 14,237 complaints on July 4 and another 515 for July 5 as of 9:15 a.m.

Below is a preliminary heat map from Clark County for illegal fireworks in the Las Vegas valley.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue told 13 Action News that they responded to 76 outside fires between 6 and 11 p.m. July 4.

Clark County Fire Department says they responded to 168 fire calls between 5 p.m. July 4 and 1:30 a.m. July 5. Thirteen of those were for building fires with damage with at least one of them suffering significant damage.

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