DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Over 800 pounds of fireworks were confiscated in Dallas over the Fourth of July weekend, Dallas Fire-Rescue said Sunday.
Officials said there were teams spread out throughout Dallas on July 3 and 4 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. that consisted of one Dallas police officer and a fire inspector.READ MORE: Investigation: 2 Of 6 Killed In February I-35W Pileup In Fort Worth Had Gotten Out Of Their Cars
The teams would respond to complaints of illegal fireworks use.READ MORE: Authorities In Texas Find Over $4 Million Worth Of Meth In Shipment Of Cucumber Pickles
Officials said the teams were able to confiscate 822.3 pounds of fireworks and issue 10 citations during those two nights.MORE NEWS: Former Dallas Cowboy Aldon Smith Booked In Louisiana Battery Case
Dallas Fire-Rescue said it expects to release more details on the enforcement efforts early this week.