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Fireworks Are Illegal in Arcadia; Check Out a Show Nearby Instead

The Arcadia Fire and Police departments will remain on the lookout for violators.

Adapted from an Arcadia Police Department press release.

Arcadia has prohibited the use or possession of fireworks in any form. The and departments will remain on the lookout for violators throughout the 4th of July holiday.

Violations may result in arrest or citation and a seizure of all fireworks.

But, never fear! You can still get your pyrotechnic fill. Patch has of public firework shows in surrounding communities.

Sandra July 01, 2012 at 04:51 PM
Illegal? Ugh. Tell that to all the people who've been blasting our neighborhood for the last three weeks. :o( Granted, most of those are fire CRACKERS, which, if I remember right, are illegal everywhere. In any event, my cats are *not* happy.
Natalie Ragus (Editor) July 01, 2012 at 07:17 PM
Oh, firecrackers are awful! I HATE those things. They sound like gun shots and they're dangerous. When I was little, my parents took my brothers and I to the show at the Rose Bowl. On the walk back to the parking lot, some idiot lit a firecracker and dropped it right next to me. Needless to say, my dad was not happy and ripped the guy a new one. What jerk lights firecrackers near little kids? If you want to do that, find an empty dirt lot somewhere with no people around.
R Terry July 01, 2012 at 09:12 PM
Natalie, have you heard if Chantry Flats area is closed in the days around the 4th? Monrovia Canyon Park is closed to ALL on July 3,4,5.
Natalie Ragus (Editor) July 02, 2012 at 04:07 AM
No. I haven't, actually. I'll put it in a call tomorrow and check it out. Thanks for the tip! : )

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