North Texas Cities Pushing Illegal Fireworks Reporting To Phone Lines, Websites To Keep 911 Lines OpenArlington is joining Fort Worth this weekend, encouraging residents to use a special hotline, and online reporting site for fireworks issues, rather than 911.
Over 800 Pounds Of Fireworks Confiscated In Dallas During July 4th WeekendOver 800 pounds of fireworks were confiscated in Dallas over the Fourth of July weekend, Dallas Fire-Rescue said Sunday.
Dallas Fire Prevention Officers, Police Confiscate More Than 1 Ton Of Illegal FireworksOfficers from both departments teamed up to patrol each police subdivision for the illegal use/possession of fireworks.
Dallas Police, Firefighters Set To Enforce Fireworks Ban Over New Year's WeekendStarting Saturday, December 29, through New Year’s Eve Monday, December 31, the Dallas Police Department and Dallas Fire-Rescue will be monitoring the illegal possession and use of fireworks.
Command Center Busy With Illegal Fireworks CallsA hotline in Fort Worth dedicated to taking reports of illegal fireworks is expected to generate as many as 1,500 tips Wednesday night.
3 Tons Of Consumer Grade Fireworks Confiscated From Dallas HomeThe more than 7,100 pounds of fireworks believed to be worth more than $8,000 were taken to a secure Dallas Fire-Rescue location.
Fort Worth Crews Start Weekend Of Illegal Fireworks CrackdownIn what's typically a busy weekend for authorities, Fort Worth police and firefighters are tracking down people illegally shooting fireworks throughout the city.
Neighbors Encourage Each Other To Report Celebratory Gunfire And Illegal FireworksDallas Police prepared for a long night of responding to reports of illegal fireworks and celebratory gunshots on New Year's Eve.
Dallas Officers Patrolling For FireworksNew Year's Eve is the second biggest day for fireworks sales in North Texas, but they're illegal to possess within most city limits.
Dallas Authorities Looking For Illegal Fireworks On The 4thFireworks are illegal in the City of Dallas and up to 5,000 feet outside the city limits.