Chino Valley Fire District personnel, alongside Chino Police Department and Chino Hills Police Department personnel, were busy this Fourth of July 2023. Together, we confiscated 1,037 pounds of illegal fireworks and safe and sane fireworks from areas where fireworks are prohibited.
There were 59 fireworks-related citations issued on the Fourth of July in the city of Chino. Two citations were written in the city of Chino Hills and unincorporated county areas. Offenders received a $1,000 fine for possession or use of illegal fireworks.
Chino Valley Fire personnel responded to three fireworks-related vegetation fires and seven fireworks-related trash/rubbish fires within the Chino Valley. Chino Valley Fire responded to one fireworks-related injury.
Chino Valley Fire is hosting a fireworks safe surrender/safe disposal event until July 14 between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fire Administration, located at 14011 City Center Drive, Chino Hills. The public can surrender fireworks with no penalties.