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|July 9, 2020|
Become a fireworks reporter at SBCFireorg
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – San Bernardino County fire officials have borrowed a page of technology in hopes of slowing the nightly outburst of illegal fireworks.
Residents are encouraged to check out ‘The Illegal Fireworks Reporter’.
Informants can remain anonymous by accessing this platform through a QR code distributed throughout the county or online at SBCFire.org. Residents will be required to provide the date, time and location of the fireworks. Photos and videos are encouraged.
Investigators and law enforcement will respond.
Officials must have definitive proof of suspects’ activity.
First offenses carry a fine of $1,250.
Redlands has gone a step further by enacting an ordinance that holds property owners, guardians and tenants liable for costs of public safety responses to fireworks calls.
Story Date: July 5, 2020